Climate Change

Pope Francis speaks in a recorded message for the TED event, "Countdown," in this still frame from a video released by the Vatican Oct. 10, 2020. The pope joined the global virtual event in support of solutions to climate change. (CNS photo/Vatican Press Office)
The predominant global economic system is "unsustainable," particularly in its impact on the environment, Pope Francis said.
Kevin Christopher Robles October 11, 2020
In the series finale, Sebastian speaks with Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego, a leading voice on Catholic Social Teaching in the American hierarchy. How should Catholics prioritize the issues? And what does it really mean to form your conscience?
Smoke rises from Duke Energy's Marshall Steam Station in Sherrills Ford, N.C., Nov. 29, 2018. Governments have an unprecedented "moral duty" to take urgent action to combat climate change, Catholic development agencies said before the U.N. Climate Change Summit in 2019. (CNS photo/Chris Keane, Reuters)
Erika Rasmussen October 08, 2020
A highly politicized issue that is central to the teaching of Pope Francis. The science and the moral framework are clear. Will American Catholics respond at the voting booth?
Erika Rasmussen September 24, 2020
The Diocese of Richmond has responded to the call to care for our common home with a project that will soon generate 1.6 million kilowatt-hours of solar electricity every year.
Catholic Sentinel Staff September 10, 2020
While the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains have been ablaze, creating red apocalyptic skies and leaving five small towns in ashes, most of the churches in the Archdiocese of Portland have not burned and many have offered shelter to thousands of evacuees.
Priests in Louisiana are discovering that by helping those affected by Hurricane Laura, they are finding renewed purpose in their vocations.