Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2021 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the US bishops’ domestic justice committee, praised Wednesday President Joe Biden’s environmental executive orders. Biden’s executive action establishes the White House Office of Domestic Climate Policy, which the White House says will
by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Sep 16, 2020 / 05:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday led a moment of silent prayer for Fr. Roberto Malgesini, a 51-year-old priest who was stabbed to death in Como, Italy, Sept. 15. “I join in the pain and prayers of his family members
By Eileen Connelly, OSU It’s a long way from Ohio to the Amazon rain forest, but a young woman from Dayton courageously followed her heart and answered God’s call to become a missionary and outspoken advocate for the poor and the environment. This would ultimately lead to her death at
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, May 22, 2020 / 04:58 pm MT (CNA).- Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of the Office of Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, when she heard that Pope Francis was
By Christina Leslie Catholic News Service MANASQUAN, N.J.– Bishop David M. O’Connell of Trenton, New Jersey, called on Catholics to examine their consciences and to take important steps to protect the environment during a Mass marking the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation. He urged the hundreds of
Staff Report Former Ohio Governor Bob Taft and a panel of experts gave presentations at “Working toward a Greener Ohio,” in the Kennedy Union Ballroom at the University of Dayton Oct. 23.
By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is making a concerted effort to protect the planet. “My goal is to get the archdiocese to be the greenest in the nation,” says Jeff Bohrer, the new archdiocesan director of property management and real estate. By cutting energy