TCC Video: Meet the Singing, Anti-Fracking Nuns

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The Sisters of Loretto, who have been tending their crops and living a life of prayer outside Louisville Kentucky since the early 1800s, are leading the fight against fracking and climate change.  Watch the video from Mother Jones after the jump:

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Misc: An Anti-Fracking Pope?

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An Anti-Fracking Pope?

Pope Francis with an anti-fracking t-shirt above. J. David Nolan writes for First Things that Pope Francis’ first encyclical may be about environmental issues, and that this should be of no surprise as the past three popes have spoken eloquently about the current environmental crisis and its impact on the poor. Read it here: An Anti-Fracking Pope?

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