May 2016 News

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 By Jennifer BurkeCatholic Courier Pope Francis’ concern for the poor and his promotion of mercy are well-known worldwide. Thus, early in the spring of 2015, many...
May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 UN News Centre While global citizenship means many things to many people, discussions at the sixty-sixth United Nations/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference...
May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016By Stella Paul Women News Network (WNN) Copenhagen, Denmark, EUROPE:  Seven years have gone by since then, but Majandra Rodrigues Acha of Lima still cannot...
May 29, 2016
May 28, 2016 By Jeff AbbottTruthout Lake Atitlán, in the Guatemalan highlands, draws hundreds of thousands of tourists annually to the vast blue waters and towering...
May 27, 2016
Full title: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Revokes Sovereign Lands Construction Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline in IowaMay 27, 2016Indigenous Environmental Network Des...
May 26, 2016
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May 25, 2016
May 24, 2016 The Climate Reality ProjectEcoWatch Here’s something to smile about. Check out five of our favorite climate successes in the past decade. Ten years ago, An...
May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 By Michael Sean WintersNational Catholic Reporter One year ago today, Pope Francis signed his encyclical Laudato Si’. We didn’t know it at the time:...
May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016 UNESCO From the first, the Qur’anic botanic gardens project aimed to enhance linkages between cultural and biological diversity, by linking traditional...
May 20, 2016
May 19, 2016By Cassandra Farrin Westar Institute When you trek up a mountainside and pass over a ridge into a gorgeous vista of peaks bathed in the colors of sunset, and when...
May 18, 2016
Religious school students get a sustainability crash course. By Merri RosenbergThe Jewish WeekMay 17, 2016 It wasn’t your everyday religious school experience. When...
May 18, 2016
May 17, 2016By Jennifer BurkeCatholic Courier More than 60 scholars from around the world will present research papers on the environmental perspectives of different...
May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 By Nida Najar and Suhasini RajNew York Times NEW DELHI — Over the centuries, the Taj Mahal has endured its share of attacks — plundered by the Jats...
May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016By Gerald TenywaNew Vision He had never known anything known as malaria until he left the higher parts of Mt. Elgon where he was born 57 years ago. When Batya...
May 14, 2016
By Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo and Veerabhadran RamanathanScience Vol. 352, Issue 6287, pp. 747May 13, 2016 Later this month (23 and 24 May), the United Nations will...
May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016By Denis M. Hughes and Brian JordanNational Catholic Reporter On May 15, 1891, Pope Leo XIII issued the seminal encyclical for workers Rerum Novarum (On the...
May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016WRAL UNITED NATIONS — First Nations leaders from British Columbia brought their fight against a proposed liquefied natural gas project in the province to...
May 12, 2016
May 11, 2016By Julie McCarthyNPR A fire crackles along the banks of the Yamuna River: a cremation of a young mother, struck by a car while she was fetching water. The stench...
May 11, 2016
US Army Corps of Engineers denies permit for proposed Cherry Point terminal, which would have been the largest in North America By Lauren McCauleyCommon DreamsMay 10, 2016 In...
May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016By Chris HerlingerGlobal Sisters Report Global Sisters Report is focusing a special series on mining and extractive industries and the women religious who work to...
May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016 FMT News PETALING JAYA: An alternative art group born through a love of punk rock has gained popularity across Malaysia in just a matter of six years, from its...
May 9, 2016
May 8, 2016Telesur These Indigenous human rights and environmental activists are making waves in Latin American and beyond. Indigenous leader around the world are on the...
May 8, 2016
May 7, 2016By David Boyd Nelson Star Here in Nelson, a local interfaith group has come together to advocate for climate justice and to urge all citizens to participate in the...
May 7, 2016
May 6, 2016Vatican Radio The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has sent a message to the Buddhists of the world to mark the Feast of Vesakh, which commemorates...
May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016By Tom CondonThe CT Mirror   Though she considered herself a “conservative Catholic,” the great activist Dorothy Day would chide...
May 5, 2016
May 4, 2016By FPJ Bureau The Free Press Journal Ujjain:  A grand assembly of prominent religious leaders representing many faiths came together for a historic first time...
May 3, 2016
Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)May 3, 2016 The Green Ribbon Political Awards are the only awards to celebrate the achievements of...
May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016By Sharon Abercrombie National Catholic Reporter A recent furniture commercial on TV features a frustrated woman who has too much stuff and no place to stash it....
May 2, 2016
By William Schweiker De Ethica. A Journal of Philosophical, Theological and Applied Ethics, Vol. 3:1 (2016) http://www.de-ethica.com/archive/articles/v3/i1/a05/...
May 1, 2016
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