"What is happening at Standing Rock, and what is the Catholic Church's viewpoint on the protests? Americans appear to be taking sides on the issue, but where's the guidance for Catholics? Can we be neutral about it?.."
From the sidelines, we are being invited to participate. Do we stand on the side of jobs and energy independence? Are pipelines safe and profitable enough that they're worth the risk? Is this project the latest episode in the long history of Native American maltreatment at the hands of the federal government and private industry? Is the pipeline an environmental disaster waiting to happen? ..