• Minnesota bishops bring ‘Laudato Si’ to the pews

    Minnesota bishops bring ‘Laudato Si’ to the pews

    • Sep 3, 2019

    The Minnesota Catholic Conference has a program to help spread the message of Pope Francis’s ecological encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ to the people in the pew.

  • Church in India marks day of prayer for creation

    Church in India marks day of prayer for creation

    • Sep 1, 2017

    Indian Cardinal Telesphore Toppo said “tribal Catholics in India have impressed in their hearts that they are God’s people and the children of Mother Earth, a people with its own voice, its own dignity and its own security.” He was one of several Indian bishops who marked the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation – celebrated on September 1.

  • Pope and Patriarch: A common declaration for a shared world

    Pope and Patriarch: A common declaration for a shared world

    • Sep 1, 2017

    Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have issued a joint statement to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Archdeacon John Chryssavgis, Bartholomew’s theological advisor on environmental issues, says the message comes at a time of global crisis and international instability.

  • Turkson: Pro-life cause and concern for environment are ‘inseparable’

    Turkson: Pro-life cause and concern for environment are ‘inseparable’

    • Sep 1, 2017

    As Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew release a joint statement on the care of creation, Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, the pope’s right-hand man on environmental issues, insists that fighting abortion and fighting climate change are two sides of the same coin – they’re both, he says, about defending and promoting the dignity of human life.