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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Herbicide Controversy: Care for our Common Home Part II

This is Part II of a two part series. Read Part I here.  Our perspective at Catholic Rural Life is…

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Rest in God: Enjoying and Caring for Creation

In these recent days, I have been taking time for rest and relaxation. For months, people have been encouraging me…

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World Water Day 2017

March 22, 2017 is World Water Day, an annual occurrence to raise awareness about water issues and tackle obstacles to…

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Season of Lent: Online Resources

The season of Lent offers us an annual opportunity to grow in our relationship with God and to deepen our…

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CRL Talks Laudato Si’ at CSMG

CRL was excited to participate in this year’s CSMG where Catholic organizations from around the country gathered to explore how…

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COP21: Reaching a global consensus – and keeping it?

COP21– also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference – has aimed to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate,…

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Catholic Groups Continue to Call for Climate Action

In his encyclical letter Laudato si’ (LS) addressed ‘to every person living on this planet,’ Pope Francis boldly claims that…

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Laudato Si and Agriculture: A Prince of the Church explains the connection

This article was published in our Summer 2015 magazine, “Laudato Si and the Countryside: Caring for Our Common Rural Home.” Click here to…

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Virtue: The Foundation of Laudato Si

This article was published in our Summer 2015 magazine, “Laudato Si and the Countryside: Caring for Our Common Rural Home.” Click…

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