Environment

A Pennsylvania religious congregation planned to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether their religious freedom rights are being violated by the construction and pending use of a natural gas pipeline on its land.
The Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference and Caritas India are among 19 Catholic institutions that have decided to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Activists march to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., in April 2016, calling for an independent investigation of the murder of environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Jackie McVicar August 28, 2018
Honduran authorities have put the trial for the murder of an environmental and indigenous rights activist at risk by refusing to analyze and share key evidence.
Pope Francis delivers a blessing from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Aug. 5. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia File)
William K. Reilly August 13, 2018
A former head of the E.P.A. warns that the pope’s message on the death penalty, like his message on the environment, may not make it to the pews.
The declaration is contained in "The Hope Within Us," a document released July 23 from the Roman Catholic-United Church of Canada Dialogue in Canada.
James T. Keane July 26, 2018
A worldwide gathering of theological ethicists in Sarajevo features almost 500 theological ethicists from 80 countries.