March 2018 News

March 31, 2018
March 30, 2018By Kalinga SeneviratneEurasia Review A 76-year old Buddhist monk living on his own in his forest monastery in North-eastern Thailand has appealed for...
March 30, 2018
March 29, 2018By Dan StockmanGlobal Sisters Report Sr. Miriam MacGillis of the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell, New Jersey, was a very happy art teacher in the 1960s. Then one...
March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018World Vision International BANGKOK - World Vision in partnership with ACT Alliance, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Soka Gakkai International, Arigatou International...
March 29, 2018
March 28, 2018By Marian Ronan National Catholic Reporter CREATION AND THE CROSS: THE MERCY OF GOD FOR A PLANET IN PERIL By Elizabeth A. Johnson 256 pages; Published by Orbis...
March 27, 2018
March 26, 2018 Irish Examiner Irish missionaries are spearheading a bid to plant a million trees as part of the re-greening of one of Africa’s most parched regions. The...
March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018Stabroek News BOGOTA,  (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Indigenous women from Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest have called on the country’s...
March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 By Barbara J. Fraser, Catholic News Service National Catholic Reporter Lima, Peru — Less than two months after Pope Francis spoke out about environmental...
March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 By Lise Alves, Catholic News Service National Catholic Reporter Brasilia, Brazil — Erileid Domingues said most of her indigenous village has, at one time...
March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018By Brian RoeweNational Catholic Reporter Rising seas and new technology to mine beneath them are forefront concerns these days for Cardinal John Ribat of Papua...
March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018By Diana MadsonYale Climate Connections His own church is teaching children how to care for creation. Reverend Doctor Ambrose F. Carroll says that African...
March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018By Karan VarkerGlobal Sisters Report What does the Jesus of Good Friday have to do with the Pacific Ocean? In Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common...
March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018By Fredrick Nzwili Religion News Service NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Religious leaders who campaign for wildlife conservation are mourning the death of the...
March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018Iowa Interfaith Power & Light Iowa Interfaith Power & Light (Iowa IPL) has named Matt Russell, a sustainable agriculture leader at the Drake University...
March 18, 2018
March 18, 2018By Syed Muhammad AbubakarDawn Legend has it that, after the death of his wife Sati, Lord Shiva cried so inconsolably that his tears formed a pond that came to...
March 18, 2018
March 18, 2018Feng Shuang, EditorChina Daily The International Day of Action for Rivers has been celebrated across the world since 1997. Every year, on March 14, ordinary...
March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018 By Jake JohnsonCommon Dreams Citing the destruction wrought by last year’s uniquely devastating Atlantic hurricane season and other natural disasters, a...
March 15, 2018
March 14, 2018By Kenya DownsGrist Rev. Paul Wilson fastens enough buttons on his jacket to stay warm on a chilly fall afternoon but still keep his clergy collar visible. He...
March 15, 2018
March 14, 2018By Geri LanhamGlobal Sisters Report Notes from the Field includes reports from young people volunteering in ministries of Catholic sisters. A partnership with...
March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018The Tablet “Most of the islands are in danger,” he told an audience at The Catholic University of America on Tuesday People of the southwest Pacific Ocean...
March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018Alliance of Religions and Conservation In early 2018 Flora He Yifan volunteered at the Shanshui Conservation Center, working on Eurasion otter monitoring, human...
March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018By Clifton, Mary Colwell, and Ellen TeagueIndependent Catholic News Catholic environmentalists Mary Colwell and Ellen Teague led a day of reflection on Saturday...
March 9, 2018
March 9, 2018By Catholic News ServiceNational Catholic Reporter Arazaire, Peru — Bishop David Martínez de Aguirre Guinea of Puerto Maldonado listened as...
March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018By Carol Glatz, Catholic News ServiceCrux ROME — Pope Francis has chosen the theme and appointed members of the preparatory council for the Synod of...
March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018 By Sebastien Malo, Thomson Reuters FoundationSight Magazine Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, says she gets slammed every day on...
March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018United Nations Environment Programme It’s a dangerous time to be an environmental defender. In 2017, 197 people – nearly four every week – were...
March 5, 2018
March 5, 2018By Gloria GallowayThe Globe and Mail The federal government will ask Indigenous people to take on the job of protecting vast regions of Canadian wilderness after...
March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018By Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service National Catholic Reporter Washington — Two religious communities have withdrawn shareholder resolutions filed...