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Pope Francis at his general audience on Nov. 22, 2023.

Pope Francis to COP28: Environmental destruction is ‘an offense against God’

Dec 2, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis canceled his scheduled trip to Dubai days before the climate summit at the request of his doctors. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Regina Caeli address on May 21, 2023.

Pope Francis on care for creation: ‘God wants justice to reign’

May 25, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has emphasized the importance of the virtue of justice in a message for the upcoming World Day of... Read more

Pope Francis delivers Laudato si' video message May 24, 2021

Pope Francis launches 7-year Laudato si’ action plan

May 25, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The Laudato si’ Action Platform will focus on seven sectors: families, parishes, schools, hospitals, businesses, organizations, and religious orders. Read more

Pope Francis' video message to TED Countdown posted Oct. 10, 2020.

Pope Francis calls for 'integral ecology' in TED Climate Countdown video

Oct 11, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis sent a video message to the TED Countdown summit on climate change Saturday explaining how a more “integral... Read more

Love for neighbor includes care for the planet, Vatican official says

Sep 3, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Taking care of the planet is ultimately about justice for the poor and about loving one’s neighbor as one’s self,... Read more