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An activist wearing a protective mask takes part in a protest outside the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 12, 2021. (CNS photo/Dylan Martinez, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
David Stewart
Glasgow was meant to deliver what Paris had begun. Instead, as its last days ground on, discontent and disappointment were rising.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
In almost 20 books published over half a century, Barry Lopez always maintained a tight focus on the interconnectedness—and spiritual value—of all life, from the smallest mushroom to the largest forest.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Jim McDermott
Ivy Getty’s extravagant wedding was designed to make us jealous. We need to find more climate-friendly experiences of FOMO.
Inside the Vatican
With the COP26 conference focused on advancing the goals of the Paris Agreement, Colleen and Gerry ask, can this interreligious document play a similar role to “Laudato Si,” changing the hearts and minds of political leaders from around the world?
Politics & SocietyFaith
Jim McDermott
On this feast of St. Francis of Assisi, we take a moment to give praise to God for some of our siblings now forever gone from this planet, and to try and deepen our union with all of God’s creation.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In an unprecedented response to the “grave threat” facing all peoples worldwide from climate change, Pope Francis and some 40 faith leaders have joined in an appeal for urgent action.