Pastoral Letter by the Bishops of the Columbia River Basin

Tuesday, April 24 2001

Bishop Eugene Cooney of Nelson, BC, and 12 American bishops from the Pacific North West have recently issued a pastoral letter on the Columbia River basin entitled: The Columbia River Watershed: Caring for Creation and the Common Good.

This pastoral reflection looks at the concerns, economic conditions and environmental challenges raised by the development of the Columbia River Bassin that extends 2,000 kilomenters.

The document is available in english, french and spanish by clicking on the document title.