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 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 Patricia McGeever It’s the job of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter to strike out hitters, but the Moeller High School graduate’s passion is to #StrikeOutWaste and save the planet. “I watched a couple of documentaries in high school. An Inconvenient Truth was one that really stuck out,” said Suter.
The Catholic Spelunker. noun. 1. a column specializing in curious exploration of fun stuff and Catholic geekery 2. a source of helpful tools and resources for living a great life 3. a bunch of stuff Dominick Albano thinks is cool You know how Pope Francis is all about the environment?
On Monday, June 18, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr designated 13 Catholic parishes, schools, and religious congregations in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as “Laudato Si’ Communities” in recognition of their efforts to be outstanding stewards of the environment. The recognition prayer service took place at Good Shepherd Church. June 18 was the third
By John Stegeman Glenmary Home Missioners Glenmary Father John S. Rausch appeared on CNN Aug. 1 as part of a climate change town hall event with former United States Vice President Al Gore. After being introduced by host Anderson Cooper, Father Rausch said his experience as a priest in Appalachia
Things are sunshine bright for the parishioners of St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center now that a solar-powered lighting upgrade to LED lighting has been completed. And an incentive grant from Duke Energy for lighting upgrade with the operating savings will ensure a payoff of the $127,465 project in less
By Patty Lindner Inspired by Pope Francis, parish group dedicated to environmental issues has taken action to plant a Kentucky Yellowwood tree on the grounds at Good Shepherd Parish in Montgomery. The Earth Shepherds ministry team at Good Shepherd did some planning and fundraising over several months, and on Dec.
The St. Martin Deanery Catholic Rural Life in collaboration with the archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office and the Ursulines of Brown County sponsored a Walk of Mercy for the Land and its People Oct. 23 at the motherhouse grounds of the Ursulines in St. Martin. The walk was planned in