National Catholic Reporter: American sisters resolve to stay the course on climate care

Jan 23, 2017 | In the News, National Press Clips, What's New

By Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans | January 19, 2017

For decades — whether they are raising heritage chickens, running an organic farm that provides food for local residents as well as their own community, or addressing the impact of climate change here and abroad — sisters around the United States have made care of creation a priority, incorporating it not only into their prayers but into the fabric of their community strategic plans.

Now faced with the presidency of Donald Trump, who has expressed doubts about the very underpinnings of environmental activism — threatening to cut clean energy and climate-change spending and roll back protections — some sisters say they are prepared to mobilize their communities to resist. Read More

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