Climate Change

Ryan Di Corpo February 21, 2020
Last November, 85.8 percent of voting students—2,438 in total—supported a nonbinding referendum that urged university trustees to sell off the then-10.6 percent of the university endowment that was invested in fossil fuel corporations by 2025.
The project is poised to utilize the energy of young Catholics, many of whom are deeply concerned about the threats that climate change poses to the planet and, by extension, to human dignity.
In Australia, priests are joining in the effort to combat the devasting bushfires that have swept the country.
Catholic News Service January 22, 2020
A Catholic priest has appealed for more and better shelters for victims of a volcanic eruption in the Philippines after criticizing a local government response.
Rural Fire Service crews engage in property protection during wildfires along the Old Hume Highway near the town of Tahmoor, Australia, outside Sydney, Dec. 19, 2019. Wildfires have been burning since August and have destroyed an area comparable to the combined region of the Netherlands and Belgium. (CNS photo/Dean Lewins, AAP via Reuters)
Ben Wilkie January 10, 2020
The nation’s Catholics have started to reflect on their long-term responsibilities in the face of this unprecedented environmental catastrophe.
Peter Bierer January 07, 2020
To you, O God, I entrust my sorrow, my fears, my anguish, as well as the people, the flora and fauna, the land of Australia.