The secret death of bees: Lessons about respecting creation

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Unlike today’s humans, bees rock at living in harmony with creation.

The secret death of bees: Lessons about respecting creation

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Unlike today’s humans, bees rock at living in harmony with creation.

Can a global pact control the world's lethal weapons trade?

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Perhaps only the global drug trade has been less scrutinized than the $70 billion annual market in conventional weapons. The world community took a significant step toward changing that situation in April when it approved the historic global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that will for the first time attempt to set limits on arms transfers between states and non-state actors.


Can a global pact control the world's lethal weapons trade?

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
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Perhaps only the global drug trade has been less scrutinized than the $70 billion annual market in conventional weapons. The world community took a significant step toward changing that situation in April when it approved the historic global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that will for the first time attempt to set limits on arms transfers between states and non-state actors.


Advising Pope Francis on the challenges ahead

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Who is bearing the brunt of climate change?

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Those least responsible for our flood of climate change concerns are bearing the brunt of the storm.

A year after the twin blows of Hurricane Irene and the great Halloween nor’easter, New Yorkers were treated to what must surely be the worst revival to ever hit the Great White Way. In painfully familiar waves, two vast storms hit town in late October and early November. The devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy went far beyond Irene’s worst, and the follow-up nor’easter a week later only added to the region’s misery as thousands endured a second week without power or heat.


Who is bearing the brunt of climate change?

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Environment Social Justice
Those least responsible for our flood of climate change concerns are bearing the brunt of the storm.

A year after the twin blows of Hurricane Irene and the great Halloween nor’easter, New Yorkers were treated to what must surely be the worst revival to ever hit the Great White Way. In painfully familiar waves, two vast storms hit town in late October and early November. The devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy went far beyond Irene’s worst, and the follow-up nor’easter a week later only added to the region’s misery as thousands endured a second week without power or heat.


Lamentations of a "Green" Catholic

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There was a time not too long ago when abortion was the primary issue when it came to choosing an elected official. In fact, it seemed as though that was the one litmus test for a candidate regardless of his or her position on other life issues, like capital punishment, or actual qualifications for office. Unfortunately, we tend to be a "black-and-white" society, looking for easy answers to some of life's most complex questions and important decisions.


Lamentations of a "Green" Catholic

By Michael Wright| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
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There was a time not too long ago when abortion was the primary issue when it came to choosing an elected official. In fact, it seemed as though that was the one litmus test for a candidate regardless of his or her position on other life issues, like capital punishment, or actual qualifications for office. Unfortunately, we tend to be a "black-and-white" society, looking for easy answers to some of life's most complex questions and important decisions.


Who suffers most from climate change?

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Fifty years after the game-changing Second Vatican Council a new generation helps the church respond to today’s signs of the times. Here, Dom Erwin Krautler stresses the importance of paying attention to climate change because of its human cost.

Read more scholars on today's signs of the times.

The church calls on all people and governments to protect the future of God’s creation by addressing the urgent threat of global warming.


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