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In the Fields of the Lord
Improving the social and environmental conditions of Americas food system is a religious calling, according to the Sacred Food Project, an interfaith effort mobilizing U.S. faith communities on food justice. Alliance for Jewish Renewal launched the project in May with a $200,000 grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and has partnered with the National Catholic
Made in the U.S.A.
Churches in Colombia and the United States held more than 20 nonviolent vigils on Mothers Day weekend calling for an investigation into the February massacre of eight members of San José de Apartadó, a Catholic-rooted peace community in Colombia. Among those murdered were community co-founder Luis
'I Never Lose Hope'
An interview with Palestinian theologian Naim Ateek
Earth Martyr: Sister Dorothy Stang
More than 2,000 poor Brazilian farmers marched to the remote jungle town of Anapu in February for the funeral of Catholic Sister Dorothy Stang, SND, whom they called the "angel of Trans-Amazonia." Stang, 73, was shot to death Feb. 12 by Rayfran das Neves Sales. Police said a group of Brazilian landowners may have pooled $19,000 to hire Sales to murder Stang. She had defended the rights of the poor and the earth for more