Timed to mark the 4th anniversary of Laudato si’ -Pope Francis’s landmark document on the environment – the Catholic bishops of California have released a major pastoral statement calling for statewide ecological conversion.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led a group of Catholic and Buddhist leaders from Brooklyn, Chicago, Ill., and Los Angeles, Calif., at a meeting with Pope Francis Sept. 12. The delegation presented the Holy Father with sustainable projects they are working on that will provide affordable housing to serve vulnerable populations, like the elderly and formerly homeless.
According to Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Catholicism does not have a preferred economic system, but instead, stakes out principles that provide the necessary framework for a moral economy.
Jeffrey Sachs – one of the world’s best-known economists – is also arguably one of the world’s biggest cheerleaders of Pope Francis and believes him to be the most important moral leader in the world today.
When Archbishop Michael Aupetit was announced as the new Archbishop of Paris last December, the widespread reaction among many Catholic commentators was, “Who?”
Watercolors, oil paintings and photographs depicting the beauty of nature lined the walls of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament’s parish center the weekend of Sept. 23-24 as the Bayside church embraced its annual Season of Creation.
In response to Pope Francis’ call to preach the Gospel at the peripheries of society, Father Frank Mann has started a ministry to street artists in Bushwick.
Richmond Pond in Westport is just a stone’s throw away from the mouth of Buzzards Bay where it meets Rhode Island Sound, both leading to the Atlantic Ocean.
The beach area on the pond’s south side was the spot where youngsters attending St. Vincent’s Camp, a few miles to the north, would enjoy its pristine waters and sand.
Dear Editor: I was thrilled to read the Up Front and Personal article (Oct. 1) by Sister Maryann Seton Lopiccolo, S.C.: “‘Laudato Si’ Is an Everyday Response.”
This week’s Tablet TALK invites readers to the “Care of the Earth and Climate Change” conference and a Sept. 11 memorial concert, highlights the work of Jornadistas this summer, an award for a HeartShare exec and much more.