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Jul 14, 2017 - 07:06 am .- Pope Francis on Friday sent a message to an international congress on care for our common home in the context of large cities, reminding participants that caring for the environment ultimately means having responsibility for our fellow man.
Feb 20, 2017 - 02:03 pm .- The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and respond effectively to climate change, the nation's bishops have said in a letter to the Secretary of State.
Nov 16, 2016 - 11:10 am .- Ahead of the next international exposition, to be held in Kazakhstan during the summer  of 2017, the Vatican  announced Wednesday its participation under the theme “Energy for the Common Good: Caring for our Common Home.”
Nov 15, 2016 - 11:33 am .- A year after Pope Francis released his encyclical on the environment, Laudato si', the Vatican has stepped up its efforts in the recycling game by creating a new central waste collection point within Vatican City.
Sep 1, 2016 - 04:00 am .- On Thursday Pope Francis yet again showed his knack for surprises and his openness to “newness” by adding the care of creation to the traditional sets of both the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. v
May 28, 2016 - 06:58 am .- On Saturday, Pope Francis met with the president of the Republic of Singapore, marking 35 years of diplomatic relations between the Southeast Asian country and the Holy See, and the first ever state visit by a Singaporean president to a Pope.
Feb 4, 2016 - 03:03 am .- 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 Holy Family Academy.
Dec 8, 2015 - 09:06 pm .- On Tuesday the façade and dome of St. Peter’s Basilica were illuminated with images portraying man’s relation to nature – an event inspired by Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on care for our common home and set to coincide with major Church events.
Oct 27, 2015 - 12:08 am .- Negotiators of a global agreement on climate change must take effective action to protect creation, leading bishops from around the world said on Monday.
Sep 25, 2015 - 06:01 pm .- 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 introduce more Church teaching to the body, a U.N. expert explained.
Sep 23, 2015 - 06:02 pm .- After Pope Francis insisted at the White House that the present moment is “critical” for addressing the threat of climate change, one bishop implored Americans to recognize environmental stewardship as a moral imperative.
Sep 1, 2015 - 02:46 pm .- 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 showing the link between faith in God and care for our common home.
Jul 16, 2015 - 06:06 am .- An upcoming conference being held at the Vatican examining the link between climate change and human trafficking is a reflection of the importance that ending modern slavery holds for Pope Francis, according to one of its organizers.
Jul 3, 2015 - 06:08 am .- Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has expressed his hope that Pope Francis’ recent environmental encyclical will have a strong impact on the United Nations' three major gatherings this year, and will inspire global powers not only to talk, but to act.

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