On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden was steadfast in his commitment to environmental policy. And so far through his first term, Catholic environmental advocates say he has by and large kept that commitment.
Landmark legislation to address climate change, reduce prescription drug costs, and establish a minimum tax on large corporations — once thought dead but suddenly passed by the Senate — is being hailed by Catholic advocates.
The annual Season of Creation traditionally ends on Oct. 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology. On that day, Catholics worldwide will start planning long-term strategies to reverse the consequences of climate change.