Kate Stein is a writer and multimedia journalist based in Miami.
Arts & Culture Books
Kate SteinMay 31, 2019
A new book on sea-level rise by Elizabeth Rush is a welcome addition to the small but growing canon on what the changing climate means for U.S. residents.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves during an inauguration ceremony with his wife Casey and son Mason on Jan. 8, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kate SteinJanuary 31, 2019
Gov. Ron DeSantis has earned cautious praise from environmental groups who say the commitment is a substantive step forward on water quality issues and underlying Everglades restoration challenges.
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Politics & Society Dispatches
Kate SteinMay 28, 2018
Catholic health care providers say when those places lack the resources to cope, climate change and mosquito-borne illnesses become issues of social justice.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kate SteinApril 30, 2018
After losing a church in the Florida Keys to a hurricane, the Archdiocese of Miami looks to protect its properties from the rising sea.
Father Ireneusz Ekiert, administrator of Mary Help of Christians Church in Parkland, Fla., leads parishioners during an outdoor Stations of the Cross service on Feb. 16 dedicated to the victims and survivors of the deadly mass shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (CNS photo/Tom Tracy)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kate SteinFebruary 20, 2018
In the midst of the unimaginable, Father Ekiert is telling his parishioners to show and live love daily—not just in a time of grief and horror.
Parishioners point at a fallen tree uprooted on the grounds of St. Mary Cathedral in Miami after the passing of Hurricane Irma in September. (CNS photo/Marlene Quaroni, Florida Catholic newspaper)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kate SteinJanuary 03, 2018
It remains to be seen whether new efforts to address vulnerabilities faced by low-income, disabled and elderly people will result in meaningful changes.