FAQ: Does the Church Care About Animals? Part I

Animal welfare, whether in an agricultural context or domestic, can be a polarizing issue, and we want to treat this…

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Blog Series: Unpacking the Convocation

The purpose of the gathering was to reflect on Pope Francis challenging letter, Evangelii Gaudium (Joy of the Gospel), with…

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CRL’s Frequently Asked Questions

Why Does the Church Get Involved in Agricultural Issues? Sometimes, when CRL weighs in on a farm matter or when…

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Manna From Heaven, Food From the Ground: A Reflection on My Desert Garden

Though I became a convert to Catholicism as an adult, I enjoyed the blessing of parents who raised me in…

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Proposed Federal Budget – March 2017

Last week, President Trump released his inaugural budget request, this for the coming fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. Unlike past…

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The outlook for ag in Congress

Congress returned to Washington earlier this month to face a full plate on their legislative agenda. Of course, we are…

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Monsanto’s failed acquisition of Syngenta is a victory for farmers

Earlier this week, U.S. agribusiness leader Monsanto Co. abandoned pursuit of Swiss rival Syngenta AG, which had rejected a recent…

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