Through prayer and acts of generosity, Catholics throughout the diocese of Omaha, Neb. are helping their neighbors and families deal with the historic floodwaters that have ravaged the state.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee late March 19 expressed grief over the lives and livelihoods lost and threatened by the historic flooding in the Midwest and offered prayers for recovery.
Two boys at a Catholic boarding school in Zimbabwe are among the more than 300 people killed in the aftermath of a cyclone that slammed into Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in mid-March.
France’s Yellow Vest movement, sparked by a fuel tax increase, wants to be heard by the government. So do the students protesting climate change. The church says that both can find hope in “Laudato Si’.”
While it is clear that not everything in the Green New Deal is realistically achievable, what is less realistic still is to dismiss it out of hand in order to continue the pretense that climate change can be ignored.