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Thumbnail catholic jewish 40th Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference addresses faith and the environment

Nearly 200 people attended the 40th annual Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference — “Our Planet in Peril: Repairing the Earth Through the Lens of...

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Vatican City, Nov 16, 2016 / 11:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of the next international exposition, to be held in Kazakhstan during the summer  of...

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Thumbnail holy family academy 4 in iverness illinois courtesy of holy family academy cna Beyond the classroom: How one Catholic school puts care for creation into action

The Chicago area didn’t get the piles of snow that much of the rest of the country did this week, to the disappointment of students and staff at...

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After Pope Francis insisted at the White House that the present moment is “critical” for addressing the threat of climate change, one bishop...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 Caring for creation – central to Pope Francis’ papacy

As the first pope in history to write an encyclical letter on the environment, Pope Francis demonstrated to the Catholic Church and world, the...

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Thumbnail oil refinery credit ttstudio shutterstock cna Catholic groups around the world break ties with fossil fuels

Washington D.C., Oct 6, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi this week, seven Catholic organizations on five...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 "Creation's Call" prayer service seeks to unite through care for our common home

The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment, is an opportunity being taken by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’...

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Washington D.C., Nov 8, 2016 / 07:35 pm (CNA).- A new action agenda from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn praise from the U.S....

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Thumbnail classroom credit areipalt via wwwshutterstockcom cna How should Catholic educators respond to gender ideology?

Birmingham, England, Oct 8, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A rising push for gender ideology will have deep consequences, but Catholics can...

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Thumbnail pope francis to un general assembly sept 25 2015 credit lor How the Pope used the environment to preach to the UN

Pope Francis’ appeal to the United Nations General Assembly to care for both the environment and the human person was actually a deft move to...

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Thumbnail child credit unsplash cna Kids in a time of climate change – what's a Catholic to do?

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2016 / 03:31 am (CNA).- Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child. She wanted a big family, but he’s a philosopher...

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Thumbnail forrest trees nature cc0 10 cna 2 5 15 Overcome divisions to protect God's creation, bishops ask US government

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and...

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Thumbnail pope francis waves at pilgrims from china at the general audience in st peters square on september 7 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis and China – attempts for a thaw?

Vatican City, Oct 5, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Improved Holy See relations with China are a major effort of this papacy, with an ongoing...

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Thumbnail credit gez xavier mansfield via unsplash cna Pope Francis declares care for creation a new work of mercy

Vatican City, Sep 1, 2016 / 04:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis yet again showed his knack for surprises and his openness to...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets president tony tan keng yam at the vatican may 28 2016 credit mary shovlain cna 1 Pope Francis meets with Singapore's president at the Vatican

On Saturday, Pope Francis met with the president of the Republic of Singapore, marking 35 years of diplomatic relations between the Southeast Asian...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates world day of prayer for the protection of creation in st peters basilica on sept 1 2015 credit daniel ibez cna 9 1 15 Pope listens to what Francis of Assisi can teach us about creation

On the first World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the preacher to the papal household said that St. Francis of Assisi is a key model in...

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Thumbnail abg francis ‘Praise Be’ and the gift of creation

Like many of you, I have been looking forward to Pope Francis’ new encyclical letter on the care of creation. Last night as I was thinking about...

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Negotiators of a global agreement on climate change must take effective action to protect creation, leading bishops from around the world said on...

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