A group of clergy and others pose with a cut-out of Pope Francis against the backdrop of Lake Erie at the World Day of Prayer event organized by Communities United for Responsible Energy.

Ohio citizens rally and pray for clean, safe energy

Members of environmental advocacy groups rallied, protested and prayed about energy-related issues at three independent events in Ohio this week. The gatherings reflect a continuing concern by groups about safe, clean energy and highlight the importance of community organizing for advocacy groups.