Climate Change

Six bishops representing episcopal conferences on five continents issued a joint statement calling on the international community to take immediate action against climate change.
A four-person team from Catholic Charities of Miami did a four-day, fact-finding and needs assessment during the week of Oct. 15 in three or four rural and coastal areas of the Florida Panhandle.
The Editors October 19, 2018
A fatalistic attitude is not the proper response to climate change.
Caroline McClain, 16, sits on the ruins of her family's Mexico Beach vacation home after Hurricane Michael. Photo by Atena Sherry.
Mario Ariza, Atena Sherry October 17, 2018
Human-driven climate change is intensifying tropical cyclones across the globe, climatologists say, but the role it played in the tragedy at Mexico Beach is both subtle and surprising.
Catholic News Service October 16, 2018
Two U.S. Catholic leaders have called on Catholics to pray for victims of Hurricanes Michael and Florence, along with responders to these storms, and to donate to recovery efforts in the impacted areas.
Catholic News Service October 15, 2018
In the wake of Hurricane Michael, which left 13 known dead and more than 1 million without power two days after it ravaged the Florida panhandle, the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee, whose territory was smack in the path of the Category 4 storm, is moving from prayer to action.