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St. Francis of Assisi.

Will the real St. Francis please stand up?

Oct 4, 2019

By Matt Hadro

St. Francis of Assisi is widely known for his life of poverty and love of creation. But there’s a lesser-known... Read more

Pope’s Lenten message focuses on renewal of creation

Feb 26, 2019

By Courtney Mares

The redemption of creation takes center stage in Pope Francis’ Lenten message this year, which connects man’s sinfulness to environmental... Read more

Pope Francis: Creation is a sign of hope – we have to take care of it

Feb 22, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Wednesday Pope Francis said creation has often suffered because of humanity’s sins and failings, stressing that we must take... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 7, 2016.

Pope Francis: Humans are different from the rest of creation

Sep 15, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Created in the image of God, human beings have a dignity they are in danger of degrading when they place... Read more

Cardinal Turkson: The human person is central to care for creation

Sep 1, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

As the Catholic and Orthodox worlds unite to celebrate a day of prayer for the care of creation, the Vatican’s... Read more

Pope Francis at Saint Peter's Basilica on the feast of Pentecost, May 24, 2015.

Respect creation – this is a must for every single Christian, Pope Francis says

May 24, 2015

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis used Sunday's feast of Pentecost – the descent of the Holy Spirit – as an occasion to remind... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

God is a creator – not a magician, Pope Francis says

Sep 8, 2014

By Ann Schneible

Meditating on the feast of Mary's Nativity during his morning Mass, Pope Francis said that God is a creator who... Read more

Camp Wojtyla counselors listen to a homily during their summer training.

John Paul II remembered for influential love of youth, nature

Apr 26, 2014

By Hillary Mast

Pope John Paul II’s love for young people and nature was based on a profound understanding of the link that... Read more

The crowd of around 70000 pilgrims at the June 5, 2013 general audience.

Pope stresses threats to human person on Environment Day

Jun 5, 2013

Pope Francis said that it is urgent to focus on people and not just on nature on World Environment Day.  Read more

Br. Guy Consolmagno at the Living the Catholic Faith Conference in Denver, Colo. on March 3, 2012.

Vatican astronomer says 'God particle' is misnamed, but exciting

Jul 6, 2012

While it has no direct bearing on theology or revelation, the scientific discovery hailed by some as the “God particle”... Read more