Environment

A train carries coal near Ravenna, Ky., in this 2014 file photo. Catholic groups are developing a new tool to rank countries' work in human and environmental development. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
The "Laudato Si" Observatory will attempt to measure how countries are living up to the famous Papal encyclical on the environment.
Residents wade through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Aug. 28 in Beaumont Place, Texas. (CNS photo/Jonathan Bachman, Reuters)
Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.September 07, 2017
Please keep praying for us. It truly helps.
Lin Barton surveys the damage at the marina in Rockport where he has lived and worked. (Photos by Jan-Albert Hootsen)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenSeptember 06, 2017
Residents of coastal towns return to find toppled RV’s, convenience stores without roofs and furniture scattered over the road.
Arts & Culture Film
Anna KeatingSeptember 01, 2017
Berry is an advocate of small farms, rural communities and Judeo-Christian values like kindness.
Steam rises from the cooling towers of a nuclear power station in Nogent-Sur-Seine, France. (CNS photo/Charles Platiau, Reuters)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellSeptember 01, 2017
While their message is a general appeal, it would seem to be addressed to the administration of President Trump, which has taken the decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceAugust 31, 2017
Pope Francis "trusts that the immense and immediate needs of so many individuals and communities will continue to inspire a vast outpouring of solidarity and mutual aid in the best traditions of the nation."