In the News

Wednesday of Holy Week: Silence Crucifies
Michael Iafrate, Ignatian Solidarity Network (April 12, 2017)

Care for Creation, Care for Workers
Catholic Climate Covenant (March 24, 2017)

Public Prayer to Move Hearts in Appalachia
Fr. John Rausch, Glenmary Challenge (Spring 2017)

Service to God Binds 3 Jubilarians
John Stegeman, Glenmary Challenge (Spring 2017)

Civil Liberties Lobby Day Draws Big Crowd
Erin Beck, Charleston Gazette-Mail (March 2, 2017)

Appalachian Coal Country, Where Sisters See Little Change in 40 Years
Dan Stockman, Global Sisters Report (NCR) (March 2, 2017)

Q & A with Sr. Mary Going, Fighting for Disability Pay for Former Coal Miners
Dan Stockman, Global Sisters Report (NCR) (February 23, 2017)

Q & A with Sr. Gretchen Shaffer, Witness to the Struggles of Coal Country
Dan Stockman, Global Sisters Report (NCR) (February 2, 2017)

Coal Industry’s Ties Run Deep With Catholicism
Darrah Perryman, The DePaulia (January 30, 2017)

North Carolina ‘Church in Exile’ Battles Restorationists
Peter Feuerherd, National Catholic Reporter (January 26, 2017)

Between a Rock and a Coal Mine: The Challenge of “Laudato Si’” in Appalachia
Jessica Wrobleski, Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education (Fall 2016)

Appalachia’s Catholic Committee Holds Gathering
Margaret Gabriel, The Record (September 2016)

When have you witnessed the Spirit of Christ working through conflict?
Jean Denton, Catholic News Service (August 2016)

West Virginia Catholic Diocese Challenged to Reject Coal’s ‘Dirty Money’
Michael Iafrate, Appalachian Chronicle (April 2016)

Dirty Money in the Appalachian Church: Six Years After Deadly Coal Mine Disaster, Where Are We Now?
Michael Iafrate, Religion Dispatches (April 2016)

CCA-KY addresses food access, health care, energy and technology
Crossroads, Diocese of Lexington, KY (February 2016)

Mountain state catholic social justice group cites church teaching for opposing WV religious freedom restoration act
Michael Barrick, Appalachian Chronicle (Feb. 2016)

WV religious freedom bill is license to discriminate says catholic committee
Francis DeBernardo, Bondings 2.0: New Ways Ministries (Feb. 2016)

Diverse group opposes religious freedom bill
Charleston Gazette (Feb. 2016)

CCA opposes WV “Religious Freedom” bill
William Lindsay, Bilgrimage Blog (Feb. 2016)

Water concerns bubble up in Appalachia
Lydia Noyes, Global Sisters Report (Dec. 30, 2015)

Catholic Appalachian Group Asks Bishops to Be Strident on Laudato Si’
Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Herald (July 30, 2015)

A Renewed Call to Consciousness from the World’s Oldest Mountains
Jean Denton, The Catholic Virginian (July 20, 2015)

Pope’s Environmental Encyclical Gets Waylaid in West Virginia
Michael Iafrate, National Catholic Reporter (July 1, 2015)

The Hidden Poor of Appalachia
Tony Magliano, National Catholic Reporter (June 8, 2015)

Four Decades Later, a Message from the Mountains Still Resonates Today
Nicholas Napolitano, Jesuit News (April 22, 2015)

Catholic Committee of Appalachia Develops Its Third Pastoral Letter
Glynis Board, WV Public Broadcasting (April 21, 2014)

‘Preserving Sacred Appalachia’ Conference Offers Unprecedented Gathering
Michael Barrick, Appalachian Chronicle (March 19, 2015)

40 years later, challenges persist in ‘This Land’
Barry Hudock, Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly (January 28, 2015)

Beware structures that reinforce racism, says Catholic group
Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service (January 9, 2015)

For 40 years, pastoral letters focus on sustaining Appalachian culture
Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service October 24, 2014

Pastoral letter ‘from the trenches’ emerging in Appalachia
Sharon Abercrombie, National Catholic Reporter (April 17, 2014)

West Virginia chemical spill a ‘calamity’ but not rarity in mining towns, priest says
Sharon Abercrombie, National Catholic Reporter (January 14, 2014)

Kentucky: A Priest Takes on the Coal Industry
Dwight Billings, Kate Black, and Kathi Kern, Religion & Politics (July 23, 2013)

A Judgment Upon Us All: Poverty in Appalachia
Barry Hudock, Commonweal (March 18, 2013)

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