Climate Change

Pope Francis smiles with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer, left, on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellJune 17, 2017
This was the pope and chancellor's sixth meeting.
Politics & Society Video
America FilmsJune 16, 2017

Archbishop John Ribat met with Fr. James Martin, SJ in front of Trump Tower to discuss climate change. 

The infamous garage octopus. Photo courtesy of Richard Conlin.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Tim PadgettJune 16, 2017
Rising seas due to global warming have rendered the coastal high-water marks more obsolete by the day. That is especially true in the Miami area, which every media report on sea-level rise seems to profile as ground zero for deluge doom.
Participants look at a screen showing a world map with climate anomalies during the World Climate Change Conference at Le Bourge, France, in this Dec. 8, 2015, file photo. (CNS photo/Stephane Mahe, Reuters)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellJune 02, 2017
Vatican officials slammed it as “a disaster for the whole world because the United States has such importance today and is a country that many follow.”
President Donald Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord on Thursday, June 1, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Politics & Society News
The EditorsJune 01, 2017
It is clear that the president either has not yet read "Laudato Si'", or he simply disagrees with what the pontiff said.
Protesters carry signs during the People's Climate March April 29 outside the White House in Washington. The U.S. bishops on June 1 urged President Donald Trump to honor the nation's commitment to the Paris climate pact and protect the planet. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts) 
Politics & Society News
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops "is on record supporting prudent action to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change."