Articles
November 29, 2016

Who was actually called the 'Green Pope'

There was once a Pope called "The Green Pope." He earned the title from both the religious and the secular alike, because he wrote frequently about the environment and asked…
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November 8, 2016

Nuns join protest against Dakota oil pipeline

500 religious leaders formed a prayer circle at the protest site in North Dakota Two members of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas joined more than 500 ministers and…
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October 17, 2016

In World Food Day message, Pope criticises ‘ruinous’ impact of GM foods

The Pope said that we mustn't ignore the 'cycle of the seasons' Pope Francis has warned against the use of genetically modified foods in a message to mark World Food…
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Articles
October 12, 2016

The Green Pope isn't who you think it is

There once was a Pope called “The Green Pope.” He earned the title from both the religious and the secular alike, because he wrote frequently about the environment and asked…
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AmericasEuropeNewsUSAVatican
September 1, 2016

Pope Francis proposes new work of mercy: care for our common home

Holy Father makes proposal in message on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation Pope Francis is proposing adding care for the environment to the traditional, Gospel-inspired works…
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December 1, 2015

Pope Francis Awarded PETA-Person of the Year

The UK-based animal welfare charity PETA has named Pope Francis as her Person of the Year. PETA explained that Pope Francis' ability to ask about 1.2 billion Catholics and other citizens of…
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NewsUSA
October 12, 2015

Poverty, environment, economy – it's all about the human person, Holy See tells UN

Global efforts to fight poverty, protect the environment and make decisions about the economy must all be connected by the common thread of promoting human dignity, a Holy See representative…
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AmericasNews
September 17, 2015

Rich countries have an ‘ecological debt’ to poorer countries, says Pope

Pope makes environmental speech just days before American visit Wealthier nations have an “ecological debt” they must pay back to poorer countries, Pope Francis has said. By ending food waste,…
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September 12, 2015

Pope Francis warns of 'grave consequences' if climate change is ignored

The environment is facing serious threats such as climate change and global warming, Pope Francis has said – adding that finding solutions is a matter of justice since it's often…
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NewsUSA
September 3, 2015

Meet the monks who decided to go green years before Laudato Si

Years before Pope Francis’ recent ecology encyclical was published, a Trappist monastery in Virginia went back to its spiritual roots by embracing environmental stewardship. “This really is a re-founding,” Fr.…
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