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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 his Regina Caeli address on May 21, 2023.

Pope Francis: ‘We must not get used to war!’

May 21, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The pope also prayed for peace in Sudan, where fighting between the country’s military and a coalition of paramilitary forces... 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

Laudato si' Week recalls encyclical's sixth anniversary

May 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Vatican is observing Laudato si’ Week to mark the sixth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our... Read more

Pope French discusses Laudato si’ with French ecological experts Sept. 3, 2020.

Pope Francis: science and faith together can protect environment

Sep 3, 2020

Pope Francis said Thursday that science and faith together can help humanity to overcome ecological crises.   Read more

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states.

Vatican urges Catholics into action on Pope Francis’ Laudato si’

Jun 18, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

With a new 200-page document, the Vatican is encouraging Catholics to put their faith into action to promote integral ecology... Read more

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson.

Hearing ‘cry of the poor’ is key message of 'Laudato si', Cardinal Turkson says

May 29, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The head of the Vatican's Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development said that integral ecology is an is “ecology of nature,... Read more

Laudato si': Atlanta archdiocese’s sustainability efforts 5 years on

May 22, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of... Read more

Boatmen in Guwahati Assam, India.

Vatican to mark 5th anniversary of Laudato si’ with year-long celebration

May 19, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican will on May 24 launch a year-long celebration of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical Laudato si’ to mark its... Read more