April 2017 News

April 28, 2017
April 27, 2017By Elizabeth Eisenstadt EvansGlobal Sisters Report When you think about women religious, the word “science” may not be the first to spring to mind. After all,...
April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017Press Release Ottawa – The Honourable Catherine McKenna will be present at the Green Churches Forum to show her support for Canadian churches of all...
April 25, 2017
Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal...
April 22, 2017
“There are numerous contemporary indigenous sciences based on a long tradition and history. They need to be validated as such — not as folklore.” By Nidhi...
April 22, 2017
Climate change is a global pro-life issueApril 22, 2017By Paul DouglasThe Guardian Readers of this column know that I tend to focus on breaking science in the climate and...
April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017By Garrison Institute In the past two centuries, human health and wealth have advanced as never before. While inequalities still bedevil us, on the whole, the...
April 19, 2017
Talk about values, not just data: how this minister wants to inspire people to take action on protecting the environment.April 19, 2017By Nesima AberraVox What makes a person...
April 18, 2017
April 18, 2017By Liz Harman University of San Diego News Center The University of San Diego has unveiled a Climate Action Plan that calls for reducing USD’s greenhouse...
April 18, 2017
April 18, 2017By Ilia DelioGlobal Sisters Report At a recent workshop on “Laudato Si’: On care of our common home,” a professor from the engineering department laid out...
April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017By Parker SheaState Press The Soka Gakkai International-affiliated club seeks to promote individual change through Nichiren Buddhism Buddhists for Peace is an...
April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017By Michele MorekGlobal Sisters Report Meditating on the daily liturgical readings sometime during Lent, a daydream about Moses and his staff distracted me. He...
April 15, 2017
April 15, 2017News Ghana The Most Reverend Joseph Osei-Bonsu, the immediate past President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, in his Easter message has asked...
April 14, 2017
Catholic Church Head Archbishop Peter Loy ChongThe Fiji TimesApril 14, 2017 Peace — Shalom! (May you have fullness of life). Peace is the first word uttered by Jesus to his...
April 11, 2017
April 11, 2017 By Tom WilliamsUtah Public Radio This interview links climate change to economic and racial injustice, and addresses it all through a theological lens. Listen...
April 10, 2017
April 10, 2017By Rose AchiegoGlobal Sisters Report In the dry season, Juja is hot, windy and dusty. Vegetation is completely brown, and the sun beats down overhead during the...
April 9, 2017
April 8, 2017 EIN Presswire The appointment of eight new Fellows of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics takes the total number of Fellows to over one hundred international...
April 6, 2017
April 6, 2017By John SuretteNational Catholic Reporter In biblical times, repentance manifested itself in external signs such as fasting, public lamentations, loud cries and...
April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017By Sharon AbercrombieNational Catholic Reporter Just before Lent, about two dozen people gathered for three days at the San Damiano Spiritual Life Retreat Center...
April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017  Astro Awani Kuala Lumpur: Religion plays a significant role in ensuring environmental sustainability and mankind, as God’s steward on Earth, has the...
April 1, 2017
April 1, 2017Phys.org An Indian court has recognised Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as “legal persons” in an effort to curb environmental destruction, weeks after it...