Climate Change

GoodLands founder Molly Burhans aims “to help Catholic communities around the world use their property for good.” (Photo and map images courtesy of GoodLands.)
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 11, 2019
An American entrepreneur is teaching both the Vatican and local parishes about modern cartography—and how it can help responsible management of the church’s vast real estate portfolio.
Pope Francis exchanges greetings for the new year with diplomats accredited to the Holy See on Jan. 7. (CNS photo/Ettore Ferrari, pool via Reuters) 
Miguel Díaz January 11, 2019
In his annual address to diplomats at the Vatican, Pope Francis condemned isolationism and called on nations to act out of “concern for the whole human family and its needs.”
Catholic News Service January 09, 2019
The news comes as other countries in Asia are starting to waken to the threat posed by mountains of plastic left at refuse dumps or dumped at sea.
Catholic organizations called for greater personal responsibility in tackling climate change and stepped up their advocacy in opposing the rollback of U.S. environmental regulations during the last year.
Christiana Zenner December 27, 2018
Mary Robinson argues that “to deal with climate change we must simultaneously address the underlying injustice in our world and work to eradicate poverty, exclusion, and inequality.”
Catholic News Service December 26, 2018
Catholic Relief Services is working with local partners to help determine the greatest needs of survivors of Indonesia's Dec. 22 tsunami.