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Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Mayors from around the world meeting at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences to discuss combatting the effects of climate change and the scourge of human trafficking

Mayor of Gaborone brings environmental concerns to Vatican

22/07/2015 15:46

The mayor of Gaborone in Botswana was among some 70 civic leaders from around the world who attended a two day meeting in the Vatican focusing on caring for the environment and combatting the scourge of human trafficking

Governor Jerry Brown

California Governor Jerry Brown who is attending a Vatican workshop on Modern Slavery and Climate Change

California's Governor at Vatican to share insights on combatting climate change

20/07/2015 18:02

The Governor of California, Jerry Brown discusses issues of climate change and human trafficking which are under the spotlight in the Vatican on Tuesday, during a workshop of mayors from around the world who’ve come to discuss their commitment to tackling these two closely related problems

Vatican Radio's Olivier Bonnel interviews Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa.

Vatican Radio's Olivier Bonnel interviews Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa.

Ecuador's President talks about lasting impact of papal visit

09/07/2015 16:02

As Pope Francis left Ecuador on Wednesday evening at the end of his brief visit to the nation, President Rafael Correa.spoke to Vatican Radio about the impact the journey can have on the people of his country

Author Naomi Klein

Author and activist Naomi Klein speaking at a press conference in the Vatican ahead of a conference on 'People and Planet first: the imperative to change course'

'No Global' author at Vatican event on climate and poverty reduction

01/07/2015 15:53

Secular Jewish feminist Naomi Klein and Catholic climate scientist Ottmar Edenhofer form an “unlikely alliance” in the Vatican press office to present a two day conference entitled ‘People and Planet First: the Imperative to Change Course'

Rev Olav Fykse Tveit

General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit

WCC leader urges new ecumenical action on environment, migrants

24/06/2015 12:16

The leader of the World Council of Churches says Christians must grasp the “unique ecumenical momentum” created by Pope Francis’ new encyclical on the environment and respond in a more pastoral way to migrants who are changing our “reflection about who is in communion with whom"

Pope's encyclical

Pope Francis' new encyclical on the care of creation will be presented at a press conference on Thursday June 18th

Environmental missionary Sean McDonagh looks forward to encyclical

17/06/2015 15:38

During the preparation of the Pope's new encyclical, many theologians and environmental specialists have been consulted, including Irish Columban missionary and author, Fr Sean McDonagh, who's been promoting 'a theology of ecology' since the 1970s

Rev John Chryssavgis

Rev John Chryssavgis, theological advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

An Orthodox view of Pope and Patriarch's Turkish encounter

01/12/2014 17:54

A Greek Orthodox archdeacon and theological advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul talks about the long term consequences of Pope Francis' visit to Turkey