The Ravenswood Generating Station, which uses natural gas, fuel oil and kerosene to power its boilers, is seen in 2015 in Long Island City, N.Y. Catholic environment advocates expressed concern over a plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to roll back the Clean Power Plan, which would have reduced carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. CNS photo/Justin Lane, EPA
WASHINGTON -- An Environmental Protection Agency decision to roll back an Obama-era regulation to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants met with disapproval and pledges to work to keep key components of the plan in place from Catholic organizations. More ... Friday, October 20, 2017
Labeling the necessary reduction in atmospheric concentrations a “global moon shot problem” that needs to be addressed over the next 30 years, renowned University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Edward Maginn called for cleaner and more efficient worldwide power sources during a lecture Oct. 12 in Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft. More ... Friday, October 20, 2017
WASHINGTON -- Forty Catholic institutions, including the Belgian bishops' conference and a leading church social welfare agency in South Africa, have decided to divest from fossil fuel companies. More ... Friday, October 20, 2017
Elaine Grillo knows the faces of addiction intimately. Her mother, husband, son, daughter-in-law and nephew are all recovering addicts. She also lost a sister and brother to addiction. More ... Thursday, October 5, 2017
“I am scared. I wake up every day nervous to hear the news. I have three children, and they are scared their mom could be deported.”
Those were the words of a young parishioner from St. Mark Parish, Sea Girt, one of the 800,000 “Dreamers,” or youth brought illegally to the United States as minors, once temporarily shielded from deportation by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created by President Barack Obama in 2012.