The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns is grateful for President Obama’s rejection of the permit to pump tar sands oil through the U.S. heartland via the Keystone XL pipeline.
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The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, along with many of our faith-based colleagues, signed the following letter that was delivered to every member of the U.S. Senate.
Send a message to the Senate and to President Obama to reject any legislation that approves the continuation of the Keystone XL pipeline.
The following article, published in the September-October 2014 NewsNotes, was written by Christiana Z. Peppard, Ph.D.; it was prepared in response to readers’ reactions to the World Watch column in the May-June Maryknoll magazine, which focused on the faith community’s actions to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
On April 22, an alliance of pipeline fighters — ranchers, farmers, tribal communities, and their friends — called the Cowboy Indian Alliance will ride into Washington, D.C. for the next, and perhaps final, chapter in the fight against Keystone XL.
John Simurdiak, a student at St. Norbert’s College who is an intern with the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns this semester, prepared the following article for the March-April 2014 NewsNotes.
350.org provides this letter and link to send your comment to the State Department on the environmental impact of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
The following report was written by Sr. Mary Ann Smith, MM, who, with other Maryknoll missioners, Affiliates and staff members from the Global Concerns office, joined a multi-faith contingent organized by Sojourners and Interfaith Power and Light at the February 17 rally on climate change in Washington, D.C., attended by tens of thousands of people.