Climate Change

Thumbnail ocean mountains flowers cliff nature environment via unsplash cna 6 16 15 A Catholic ecologist’s take on climate change, the Paris agreement

Washington D.C., Jun 3, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Catholics should know that the effects of climate change are already being felt in the U.S., said...

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Thumbnail smokestack emissions credit artem oleshko shutterstock cna Catholic leaders dismayed by Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

Washington D.C., Jun 1, 2017 / 03:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic leaders around the world expressed disappointment as President Donald Trump...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to journalists aboard the papal flight from rome to bogota colombia on sept 6 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from Colombia

In his conversation with journalists on the return flight from Cartagena to Rome on Monday, Pope Francis touched on a variety of topics, notably...

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Thumbnail homeless credit shutterstock cna Increasing homelessness a worrisome trend for Archbishop Gomez

Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 7, 2017 / 11:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has urged a prayerful and prudent response to a housing...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on nov 19 2014 credit bohumil petrik cna 3 cna 11 19 14 Is climate change natural or man-induced? For Pope Francis, it’s both

One of the most challenging scientific questions Pope Francis faces in his new encyclical on creation is that of climate change, which a source...

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Thumbnail empty plate credit alexeysun via wwwshutterstockcom cna It'll be tough, but this group says world hunger can end by 2030

Washington D.C., Nov 23, 2016 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Some of the greatest challenges to ending hunger worldwide are “fragile states”...

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Thumbnail child credit unsplash cna Kids in a time of climate change – what's a Catholic to do?

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2016 / 03:31 am (CNA).- Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child. She wanted a big family, but he’s a philosopher...

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Thumbnail 20161010t0941 5717 cns hurricane relief struggle Long-suffering, hurricane ravaged Haiti

The geographical distance between the richest country in the Western Hemisphere and the poorest is only about 700 miles. But the economic distance...

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Lund, Sweden, Oct 31, 2016 / 12:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While in Sweden to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Pope Francis heard...

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Thumbnail rice planters credit shubert ciencia via flickr cc by 20 cna 12 11 15 Meet the families bearing the consequences of environmental change

For Mary Ann Remocaldo, taking out the trash is not just a simple household chore. Instead, proper waste disposal has meant the difference between...

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Thumbnail earth day 2016 Our Common Home: A call for practical ways to respect the environment on Earth Day

Southeast L.A. County residents know well how pollution and environmental degradation alters the lives of many, especially those in low-income...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 632016476 Our common home really needs your help!

“A very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climatic system,” warns Pope Francis in...

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Thumbnail forrest trees nature cc0 10 cna 2 5 15 Overcome divisions to protect God's creation, bishops ask US government

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and...

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Thumbnail pope francis waves at pilgrims from china at the general audience in st peters square on september 7 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis and China – attempts for a thaw?

Vatican City, Oct 5, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Improved Holy See relations with China are a major effort of this papacy, with an ongoing...

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Thumbnail 20170222t1223 8098 cns wmpm sanctuary Pope Francis’ call to action!

You may not have heard about it, but it was a big deal – big enough to inspire Pope Francis to get involved. The big deal was the under-reported...

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Thumbnail 20151201t1021 704 cns cop21 vatican parolin Pope Francis urges action after Paris climate agreement reached

In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis commended world leaders for reaching an agreement in the recently-concluded Paris climate talks, urging...

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Thumbnail pope francis prepares to greet queen elizabeth ii at the vatican april 3 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna cna 4 3 14 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...

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Thumbnail ocean sea coast nature cc0 10 cna 2 5 15 Pope's encyclical could have huge weigh-in on climate change talks

With experts and global leaders looking to Pope Francis as a moral compass, his upcoming encyclical on the environment could set a key ethical...

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