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Oct 11, 2017 - 12:04 pm .- After the Trump administration announced a repeal of emissions standards, Catholic leaders warned it could hurt poor communities and thwart long-term efforts to fight climate change.
Oct 4, 2017 - 10:16 am .- St. Francis of Assisi is widely known for his life of poverty and love of creation. But there’s a lesser-known side to the friar as well – a side that showed a deep reverence for the Eucharist and attentive care to the sacred vessels at Mass.       
Sep 25, 2017 - 05:01 pm .- The United States should create a commission to combat the harms of climate change and promote human dignity as a whole, the U.S. bishops said in a letter to Congress.
Jul 25, 2017 - 07:43 am .- As the city of Rome and much of Italy experiences a severe drought, the Vatican has turned off its fountains in an effort to preserve water and show solidarity with the city, which may be forced to ration water to about 1 million of the city’s residents.
Jul 17, 2017 - 04:31 am .- Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child.
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.
Jun 1, 2017 - 03:49 pm .- Catholic leaders around the world expressed disappointment as President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. was pulling out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
May 4, 2017 - 12:02 am .- There once was a Pope called “The Green Pope.”
Mar 31, 2017 - 01:20 pm .- Thursday Vatican official Cardinal Peter Turkson said he hopes President Trump will reconsider some of the decisions he is making in office, particularly his recent executive order curtailing environmental protections – but that he is glad U.S. bishops are offering a “different voice.”
Mar 30, 2017 - 09:26 am .- The U.S. bishops have criticized President Donald Trump’s recent executive order which rolls back environmental protections, noting their concern that it offers no alternative for effective environmental stewardship.
Mar 25, 2017 - 03:20 pm .- Years before Pope Francis’ recent ecology encyclical was published, a Trappist monastery in Virginia went back to its spiritual roots by embracing environmental stewardship.
Mar 2, 2017 - 08:02 pm .- A Vatican conference on biodiversity has found that wasteful attitudes when it comes to consumption could be leading to the extinction of certain species, and that changing personal habits and a promoting more equal distribution of the earth’s resources could make the difference.
Feb 22, 2017 - 02:11 pm .- Both Pope Francis and St. Francis of Assisi provide the right perspective on caring for creation in a way that places care for humanity at its center, said Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.
Nov 28, 2016 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis told a group of scientists Monday that their role in finding creative solutions to the world’s problems is more urgent than ever, and praised increasing collaboration between scientific and religious communities.
Nov 8, 2016 - 07:35 pm .- A new action agenda from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn praise from the U.S. bishops as a step towards the “integral ecology” taught in Pope Francis’ encyclical on creation.
Oct 6, 2016 - 12:02 am .- On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi this week, seven Catholic organizations on five continents announced they are divesting from fossil fuel companies in an effort to care for creation.
Sep 1, 2016 - 02:32 pm .- As the Catholic and Orthodox worlds unite to celebrate a day of prayer for the care of creation, the Vatican’s social justice head is offering a reminder that the human person must be at the center of efforts to better the environment.
Mar 22, 2016 - 12:13 am .- Businesses can care for both the poor and the created world by making decisions that focus on the human person and not merely profit, said Catholic leaders at a conference on Thursday.
Mar 18, 2016 - 02:34 pm .- A Filipino cardinal has encouraged Catholics to support this year’s “Earth Hour,” a global environmental campaign that consists of switching off the lights for one hour this Saturday.
Dec 13, 2015 - 03:43 pm .- For Mary Ann Remocaldo, taking out the trash is not just a simple household chore. Instead, proper waste disposal has meant the difference between living normally and worrying about dangerous floods and diseases.

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