Images of burning rainforests in the Amazon region, which darkened the sky even from over a 2,000-mile distance, shocked the world. Whether we choose to acknowledge it or not, many signs are indicating an impending environmental crisis: the scarcity of water in many parts of the world; increase in extreme weather conditions; massive migration of peoples to foreign lands; tainted air, water and earth pollution. Myopic, self-serving practices of industries, governments and local communities call for a global response: a change in lifestyle, more comprehensive policy-making, more profound listening to voices previously silenced. It may seem that personal actions are small and insignificant, but they are not: if many people make small lifestyle changes, it can improve the world and preserve it for future generations.
A trip to Haiti leads to a transformational experience for a young college student
Young people demand action to face the changing climate — and strive to safeguard the planet for coming generations
“A lot of people love their pets very much, and St. Francis saw God in every creature. However, for some people these pets end up as a child substitute, and people spend a lot of money for them. How should our relationship with animals be?” – A.F.
On a stifling bus ride in Texas, taking the time to connect