In today’s recording of JustLove, we talk about the faith-based environmental activism taking place at the St. James Parish in Louisiana, where parishioners are resisting the construction of a petrochemical plant. Following, we learn about Pope Francis’ Easter weekend activities and his upcoming summer schedule, as well as updates on his thoughts on the war in Ukraine.
Sharon Lavigne is the Founder and Director of Rise Saint James, a faith-based grassroots environmental organization fighting for ecological justice. She was the recipient of the 2022 Laetare Medal from Notre Dame University.
Christopher White is the Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, and he joins us to discuss the Easter activities around the Vatican, the Pope’s concerns about the war in Ukraine, as well as his busy summer schedule.