The Columbia River Watershed: Caring for Creation and the Common Good

January 08, 2001

Released in 2001 but still valid today, this document is an international pastoral letter by the Catholic Bishops of the Pacific Northwest addressed to all people of good will in hopes that "we might work together to develop and implement an integrated spiritual, social and ecological vision for our watershed home, a vision that promotes justice for people and stewardship of creation."  The text of the pastoral letter is available in English, Spanish and French. The pastoral letter booklet is available as a PDF download.

Pastoral Letter Booklet PDF

English Text

Spanish Text

French Text