Environment

Thumbnail skyscraper credit maciej bledowski via wwwshutterstockcom cna A look at how businesses can help the poor

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...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 370055687 Budgets are moral documents

The highly relevant quote, “Budgets are moral documents,” has been arguably attributed to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. But if he didn’t coin that...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 Caring for creation – central to Pope Francis’ papacy

As the first pope in history to write an encyclical letter on the environment, Pope Francis demonstrated to the Catholic Church and world, the...

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Thumbnail oil refinery credit ttstudio shutterstock cna Catholic groups around the world break ties with fossil fuels

Washington D.C., Oct 6, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi this week, seven Catholic organizations on five...

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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 francisencyclicalcna 180615 Click here for the full text of the Pope's new encyclical, Laudato Si

Pope Francis' new encyclical, Laudato Si, was published today. The full text can be accessed at the Vatican...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 "Creation's Call" prayer service seeks to unite through care for our common home

The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment, is an opportunity being taken by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’...

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Thumbnail waste credit webhamster via flickr cc by 20 cna 6 11 15 Days before encyclical's release, Pope condemns culture of waste

After revealing that the topic of consumerism will be a key theme in his upcoming encyclical, Pope Francis today delivered a speech condemning food...

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Thumbnail trees 1 forest nature environment via unsplash cna 6 16 15 Environment encyclical takes bold stance on controversial issues

In his newly released encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis did not hesitate to wade into controversial topics, making statements on global...

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Thumbnail stars credit kaisorn via wwwshutterstockcom cna Filipino Catholics invited to turn off lights for Earth Hour

A Filipino cardinal has encouraged Catholics to support this year’s “Earth Hour,” a global environmental campaign that consists of switching off...

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Thumbnail trees 1 forest nature environment via unsplash cna 6 16 15 For US bishops, new environmental plan a step in the right direction

Washington D.C., Nov 8, 2016 / 07:35 pm (CNA).- A new action agenda from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn praise from the U.S....

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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 greenhouse gas california Gov. Brown proposes new bill to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas

The state of California’s cap-and-trade program is up for renewal next month, signaling the beginning of negotiations that will decide how carbon...

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Thumbnail boy watering garden credit bass nroll via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 6 23 15 Have a family, grow a garden, be holy – conclusions from Laudato Si

The vision behind Pope Francis’ newest encyclical is one that offers a holistic proposal of stewardship rooted in faith, offering a lens through...

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Thumbnail green plant environment via unsplash cnajpg Here's what the US bishops expect from the Pope's new encyclical

With Pope Francis’ encyclical on ecology and the environment to be released next week, the U.S. bishops are reflecting on possible themes of the...

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Thumbnail boatmen in guwahati assam india credit michael foley via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 7 24 15 How Laudato Si is being put into practice in India

The diocese of Miao, India sits in rich, mountainous forest terrain on the edge of the Himalayas. Most of its residents are tribal artisans whose...

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Thumbnail green plant environment via unsplash cnajpg How to save biodiversity? Curb wasteful habits, Vatican event says

Vatican City, Mar 2, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican conference on biodiversity has found that wasteful attitudes when it comes to...

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Thumbnail forest 2 environment trees nature via unsplash cna 6 16 15 In ecumenical move, Pope Francis establishes World Day of Prayer for Creation

Pope Francis has instituted a new day of prayer and celebration for the Church entitled the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation,” to be...

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