April 2019 News

April 30, 2019
April 30, 2019By Elizabeth Kolbert Yale Environment 360 The world has done little to tackle global warming since Bill McKibben’s landmark book on the subject was...
April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019By Sarah Huxtable MohrMy Salaam We all know that the environmental crisis facing our planet is one of the most urgent issues of our generation, and for the near...
April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019By Tomás Insua National Catholic Reporter Two climate superheroes, Pope Francis and Greta Thunberg, have just met for the first time in the Vatican. The...
April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (ISSRNC) is pleased...
April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019United Nations Environment Programme Chennai, Assam, Okhi and Kerala of India have been experiencing heavy floods, cyclones, forest fires and droughts since...
April 18, 2019
April 17, 2019 By Joshua J. McElwee National Catholic Reporter Vatican City — Pope Francis met briefly during his general audience April 17 with Greta Thunberg, a...
April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019By Ethan BlakeYES! Magazine Schoolchildren gather around a seemingly neglected garden bed at Urban Adamah, a Jewish farm and educational center in Berkeley,...
April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019By Elise HarrisCrux ROME - Pope Francis is expected Wednesday to meet Greta Thunberg, one of the world’s leading student activists who shares the pope...
April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019 By Brian Roewe National Catholic Reporter “Everything is connected.” With those words, Pope Francis began Paragraph 91 of his landmark encyclical “Laudato Si...
April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019By Eliza GriswoldThe New Yorker On a crisp October morning in 2017, Sister Sara Dwyer, a sixty-eight-year-old nun wearing a red T-shirt that read “YOU...
April 9, 2019
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April 9, 2019
April 8, 2019By Joachim PhamGlobal Sisters Report Mary Tran Thi Thu is busy every day watering, weeding, hoeing and fertilizing vegetable beds on her 3,000-square-yard farm....
April 9, 2019
April 8, 2019By Brian Roewe National Catholic Reporter The world today is filled with the reality and repercussions of a changing climate. Glaciers are melting. Intense...
April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019 By Brian Roewe National Catholic Reporter In the fall, a special Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian region will mark the Catholic Church’s most...
April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019Yale Divinity School Nathan Empsall ’19 M.Div. is one of six dual-degree students at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Yale...
April 5, 2019
By Gerd BrauneCREDOXXVIII 2019 Being an activist isn’t a matter of age, says Kehkashan Basu, the young woman who set up the Green Hope Foundation. Since early childhood...
April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019By Nashwa GowanlockEnvironmental Journal A new ‘eco’ mosque in Cambridge hosted its first morning prayers this month — it’s a unique...
April 1, 2019
By David C. McDuffie Religions 2019, 10, 244. This article belongs to the Special Issue “Sacramental Theology: Theory and Practice from Multiple Perspectives.” Read the...
April 1, 2019
By Luis T. Gutiérrez Mother Pelican: A Journal of Solidarity and Sustainability April 2019 Read the article here.
April 1, 2019
April 1, 2019By Temperince Morgan and David A. ArmstrongMiami Herald Faith communities are addressing challenges posed by climate change in South Florida through both...