April 2016 News

April 30, 2016
Lexington Books Series Editors: Sarah E. Fredericks and Kevin J. O’Brien   Proposal Guidelines: http://fore.yale.edu/files/...
April 30, 2016
Texas Tech’s Katharine Hayhoe is one of the most respected experts on global warming in the country. She’s also an evangelical Christian who is trying to connect...
April 29, 2016
By Panu Pihkala Open Theology. Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 268–285, ISSN (Online) 2300-6579, DOI: 10.1515/opth-2016-0023, April 2016 https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/opth....
April 28, 2016
April 27, 2016Vatican Radio Zambia’s Catholic Bishops say they appreciate that the country still needs mining and large-scale farming. The Bishops have acknowledged...
April 28, 2016
April 27, 2016 By Most Reverend Oscar Cantú and Most Reverend Broderick Pabillo The Hill We are bishops from the global South and North, united by faith and humanity....
April 27, 2016
By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BartholomewApril 26, 2016 Thirty years ago, in the early morning of April 26, 1986, even as the Orthodox Church was about to embark...
April 24, 2016
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April 24, 2016
April 23, 2016Mehr News Agency TEHRAN (MNA) – The 2nd ‘International Seminar on Environment, Religion, and Culture’ was opened at Tehran’s Pardisan Park Sat....
April 23, 2016
April 22, 2016By Brian RoeweNational Catholic Reporter The new juniper tree at Light of Hearts Villa, in Bedford, Ohio, offers its nearly 100 residents another scenic outpost...
April 23, 2016
April 22, 2016By Brian RoeweNational Catholic Reporter See the world through the eyes of the Creator, Pope Francis said at the end of his general audience in St. Peter’...
April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016By Chris ArsenaultReuters RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Land rights campaigners have welcomed the suspension of a mega-dam project in Brazil...
April 21, 2016
All around the world, sites sacred to indigenous people are besieged by mining, tourism, and other threats. Meet the groups safeguarding and restoring them. By Christopher...
April 21, 2016
April 20, 2016 By Mark BowlingThe Catholic Leader ALMOST 6000 islanders to Australia’s north face forced evacuation as they watch their low-lying Pacific homelands...
April 19, 2016
April 18, 2016By Kizito MakoyeReuters DAR ES SALAAM, April 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dressed in his traditional red shawl, Edward Loure was watching over a herd of...
April 19, 2016
By Naser Haghamed, CEO of Islamic Relief Worldwide, an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries worldwide Huffington...
April 19, 2016
April 18, 2016Press Release Today it is our responsibility as Buddhists and as human beings to respond to an unfolding human-made climate emergency that threatens life. This...
April 19, 2016
April 18, 2016 By Jeremy Deaton & Jack Jenkins Think Progress Former U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres has credited faith groups for helping to advance the Paris...
April 14, 2016
But first the two movements will have to rediscover their shared roots in a fundamental critique of an economy and a society that value things more than lives. By James...
April 13, 2016
April 12, 2016 By Finnegan Schick Yale Daily News Almost two years after Chief Investment Officer David Swensen added climate change awareness to Yale’s investment...
April 13, 2016
April 12, 2016By Geraldine FabrikantNew York Times Yale University has made progress in minimizing its endowment portfolio’s exposure to less environmentally sound...
April 12, 2016
North American Convergence 2016: New Orleans, Louisiana  June 20-24, 2016 Tulane UniversityNew Orleans, Louisiana What’s a Convergence? It’s leadership...
April 8, 2016
As fewer women enter the convent, what will become of Kentucky’s tradition of socially and environmentally engaged religious women? By Laura Michele DienerYES!...
April 6, 2016
Every time I read Laudato Si’ I discover fresh insights into the relationship between God and the planetary community of life on Earth, our common home. By Denis...
April 4, 2016
April 4-6, 2016 Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame We are witnessing an extraordinary moment in the history of global efforts to eliminate extreme...
April 4, 2016
First of 200 wells drilled close to controversial block of forest known to have two of the last tribes living in isolation By John VidalThe GuardianApril 4, 2016 Ecuador has...
April 2, 2016
Full title: Atlanta diocese and Catholic scientists in Georgia develop Laudato Si’ Action Plan, addressing “the civil rights issue of our time”The Global...
April 1, 2016
Full title: Indigenous Peoples Leaders commend the steadfast actions of SAVE Rivers resulting in the scrapping of the Baram DamApril 1, 2016Indigenous Voices in Asia The...
April 1, 2016
We are living in the Anthropocene age, in which human influence on the planet is so profound – and terrifying – it will leave its legacy for millennia....