Tag: environment

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    Catholic Charities set up five relief centers in Louisiana fishing villages to respond to the oil spill catastrophe with financial assistance and spiritual support, says Margaret Dubuisson of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. More

    June 11, 2010 | Comments

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    The natural world teaches birth, death, glory, and transformation, but are students so wired to technology that they have become oblivious to nature's lessons?

    February 2, 2010 | Comments

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    Engaged Buddhism means “you must confront social suffering,” says Thai scholar and activist Sulak Sivaraksa, “and people suffer now because of the environment.” More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments

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    As global leaders met in Denmark to discuss a deal that would help contain and reverse climate change, young activists came together on the National Mall to build a 60-foot replica of Noah's Ark.

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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    “It is much easier for God to get through our defenses when we’re in a wilderness,” says John Lionberger. He leads kayak and canoe trips that he says “get to the transcendent through the physical.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from Bread for the World’s November 23 press conference in Washington, DC on creating jobs that will fight poverty and climate change.

    November 25, 2009 | Comments

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    Tim DeChristopher is a devoted environmentalist who purposely broke the law in an attempt to save land in Utah. Some believe that since he committed a crime, he should be punished. Others think breaking the law was the right thing to do in this situation.
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    March 20, 2009 | Comments

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    "Our job is to take an illiterate woman and make her into an engineer in six months," says social activist Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Students come from villages across India and a dozen other countries.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Managing editor and correspondent Kim Lawton highlights the findings about young evangelicals in the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly/UN Foundation survey on religion and America's role in the world.

    October 24, 2008 | Comments

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    Wangari Maathai became the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize for peace. She is a conservationist whose movement has caused the planting of 30 million trees in Kenya and also helped lead to free elections. Recently, Maathai visited Chicago, as Judy Valente reports. More

    November 9, 2007 | Comments

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