Pope Francis delivers a recorded message during a news conference to unveil a new platform for action based on his 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si'” at the Vatican on May 25. At the dais are Carolina Bianchi, who works with the Global Catholic Climate Movement, and Sister Sheila Kinsey, co-secretary of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission of the International Union of Superiors General. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
FaithShort Take
Kathleen Bonnette
For many women religious, the Laudato Si’ Action Platform is an opportunity to be creative, writes Kathleen Bonnette, as well as a way to disprove the alarmist idea that their communities are fading into obscurity.
FaithNews
Lise Alves - Catholic News Service
Dubbed the Xingu screech owl, the little creature was given a scientific name of “Megascops stangiae” in honor of the late Sister Dorothy Stang, who was assassinated in 2005 in Anapu, Brazil, while fighting for the Amazon forest and its people.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis asked everyone to join a new global grassroots movement to create a more inclusive, fraternal, peaceful and sustainable world.
Arts & CultureBooks
Jessica Schnepp
In the poems of 'Delta Tears,' Philip Kolin blends ecotheology and Scripture with pleas for social justice.
Arts & CultureCulture
Erika Rasmussen
Here are our recommendations for literature, music, podcasts and art to further deepen your own loving relationship with God’s magnificent, interconnected creation.
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego is pictured in Rome Oct. 27, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Besides Bishop McElroy, there are four other Americans on the board, including Mary Haddad, R.S.M., the president and C.E.O. of the Catholic Health Association of the United States.