February 2017 News

February 26, 2017
February 25, 2017 RT Water scarcity may cause conflict and the whole globe may be on its way to a great world war over water, Pope Francis has warned, adding that the...
February 24, 2017
February 23, 2017By Jade Begay and Nina SmithCommon Dreams CANNON BALL, ND - At  2 pm CT on February 22, 2017, water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin camp were evicted by the...
February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017By David HillThe Guardian In the 15th century papal bulls promoted and provided legal justification for the conquest and theft of indigenous peoples’ lands...
February 18, 2017
Full title: Pope Francis to activists: Stand with migrants, do not deny climate science, there is no such thing as ‘Islamic terrorism’February 17, 2017By Michael J. O’...
February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017 By Dino De Francesco and Sarah DobsonEarth Charter Initiative Discovering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Earth Charter Principles while...
February 16, 2017
February 15, 2017By Steven Mufson Washington Post Two Native American tribes are fighting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in a federal court, but on Wednesday they appeared to...
February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017By Kari PohlGlobal Sisters Report I recently returned to live in the United States after six years in Nicaragua, where I had become accustomed to irregular...
February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017By Laura BlissThe Atlantic: CityLab In the country’s fastest-warming urban heat island, places of worship are banding together to cool down. Louisville,...
February 9, 2017
February 9, 2017By Brian RoeweNational Catholic Reporter A double-back decision by the Army to approve a final, critical permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline, while...
February 9, 2017
February 9, 2017By Jeannine M. PitasNational Catholic Reporter Dubuque, Iowa – In one of Donald Trump’s first acts as president, he signed executive orders...
February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017By Niki RustBBC Eight out of 10 people around the world consider themselves religious. That figure shows that, while in many countries religion is not as...
February 3, 2017
February 3, 2017 By Adelaide FeibelYale Daily News With the addition of new concentration programs in Latinx theology and ecology, Yale Divinity School is making an effort to...
February 3, 2017
New research finds thinking about the pontiff changes the way we frame the issue. By Tom JacobsPacific StandardFebruary 2, 2017 Last fall, a study reported that Pope Francis...