Has Rural America Become the New “Inner City”?

An analysis by reporters of the Wall Street Journal shows that since the 1990s, “sparsely populated counties have replaced large…

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Jim Ennis talks climate, Catholicism on Relevant Radio

As world leaders meet in Paris to discuss international approaches to curbing climate change, how do we overcome skepticism that…

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A Seminarian’s Perspective: The Blessings, Challenges, and Opportunities of Rural Ministry

This reflection originally appeared on To Go Forth, a blog from the USCCB’s Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development….

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Press release: CRL co-hosts Minnesota gathering on local, national reaction to Laudato Si

Today more than 350 Minnesotans, including faith, political, and community leaders, gathered for the event “Natural and Human Ecology: a…

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Seminarians receiving crash course on the Church in the countryside

Though located in the Twin Cities, the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity is presently the site of a crash course…

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Press Release: CRL co-hosts Minnesota panel on local, national response to Laudato Si

Today more than 350 Minnesotans, including faith, political, and community leaders, gathered for the event “Natural and Human Ecology: a…

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Encyclical-agriculture connection getting press

Since Laudato Si was promulgated in mid-June, CRL’s been making the case that the encyclical has big implications for the way we farm….

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