Justice, Peace and Ecology Articles

“Politics” has become a dirty word in our national discourse, but what politics is truly about is deciding how we want to live in community with each other.

Meeting in-person with your Members of Congress is an important way to build a relationship with them and hold them accountable. It is also an important way for you to…

The Synod of the Amazon has a particular interest to me not only because I worked for almost 20 years in two of the nine countries connected by the Amazon Rainforest,…

As faith-based organizations, we believe that our moral standing as a society can be measured by our actions toward those most vulnerable among us.

Both the Old and the New Testament reveal God’s abiding love for migrants[1]. Scriptures, as well as our Church’s two-thousand-year history, tell many heart-breaking…

Our country has to think creatively about how we can responsible steward the gifts of our planet and live in harmony with God’s creation. We can no longer afford to do is…

Last month, the Bishop of El Paso, TX, Mark Seitz, testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on the experiences and recommendations of the church regarding US…

It was through my association with the Columban Sisters that I began to learn just how crucial the Subanen culture is as a voice on behalf of a re­newable Earth. The…

There is a worldwide movement underway, an awakening at last to the seriousness of the environmental crisis at hand. The future of the planet and humanity depends on it.…

A new spirituality of creation is emerging, one deeply tied to the fate of the Earth. The stakes – the fate of the Earth and future generations – are high. Indigenous…

We are called to listen to the testimony of our sisters and brothers in the Philippines and Fiji by addressing climate change and reducing our contribution to extreme…

We have spent the last 200 years or so trying to deny the shadow side of our birth as a nation. Coming to terms with this history is vital for the future not only of…