Vatican II teaches that holiness is not primarily achieved by individuals but by the whole community, and Christian holiness cannot be understood apart from the demands to hold each in dignity and help one another, meeting core needs
VATICAN CITY — Christians cannot quest for holiness with prayer alone but must strive to serve those most in need, particularly migrants “who risk their lives to offer a future to their children,” Pope Francis says in a new major teaching document.
Parish, Basic Ecclesial Communities try to turn community into first responders in flood prone areas
Manila parish takes disaster management into its own hands: Risk reduction programs are incorporated into development plans in Catholic dioceses.
A study published Monday indicates that it makes a big difference to global food security whether signatories to the Paris agreement are able to keep global temperature to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, or allow it to rise a full two degrees.
Priest: one of King’s most important insights was his insistence that Christian churches fail the Gospel when they merely reflect societal norms rather than challenge injustice
Pastor Patrick Smith: “King’s life symbolizes for me that direct connection between justice and what makes me a Catholic,” he said. “We have to continue to fight.”
Divestment: of the many env and social good funds that screen for GHG emissions or fossil fuel involvement, only 6 are fossil fuel free – and just one of those advertised as fossil free
Clean energy remains the most popular theme among environmental, social and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds or ETFs. Nearly two-thirds, or 64%, of the $6.3 billion currently invested in them are held in funds carrying some kind of screen for greenhouse gas emissions or for involvement in the coal, oil and natural gas industries.
A man of faith, but his faith demanded action: Dr. King argued that “the great tragedy is that Christianity failed to see that it had the revolutionary edge.”
By Michael Eric Dyson on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, 31 March 2018 in the New York Times, We Forgot What Dr. King Believed In: He was a man of faith, but his faith demanded action.