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Religion and Environmentalism

California Religious Centers Go Brown For The Environment

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.20.2015 | Religion

Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are known for being surrounded by lush greenery -- flowers, trees, and wide, expansive lawn...

Man Has 'Slapped Nature In The Face'

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 03.17.2015 | Religion

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is convinced that global warming is "mostly" man-made and that he hopes his upcoming enc...

Religious Groups Mobilize at People's Climate March

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion
Marcia G. Yerman

Religious groups of all denominations will be represented by a large segment of marchers. This will include Unitarian Universalists, Protestant/Evangelicals, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Humanists, and Indigenous peoples. What they have in common is a shared belief in a moral responsibility for "stewardship of the earth."

Faith Leaders Testify In Support Of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Religion News Service | Heather Adams | Posted 07.30.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) More than two dozen faith leaders rallied at public hearings hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency to testify in support of t...

A Time To Act

Charles Redfern | Posted 01.30.2012 | Religion
Charles Redfern

I needed tips from Jesus on how to halt my controversial ways, so I began reading Mark's Gospel. Shock of shocks: He deliberately sparked strife. Jesus!

Congregations Go For 'Creation Care' One Barrel At A Time

Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) It was the time in pre-marriage counseling when the groom has to leave so the priest and t...

Church To Produce Net-Zero Energy

Belle Haven, VA Patch | Brian C. Krebs Email the Author | Posted 10.10.2011 | Religion

The Mount Vernon Unitarian Church is nearing the completion of a system overhaul to make it a net-zero energy producing facility. After breaking gr...

Green and Atheist: The Incompatibility of Religion and Environmentalism

David Horton | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics
David Horton

It is sometimes thought that being an environmentalist is compatible with religious belief. Sorry, can't be done.

Please Forgive Us

Tri Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tri Robinson

I can only ask for forgiveness from those outside of the church for the church's lack of leadership on the issue of climate change and actively engage with you in making a difference.