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Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna walks after being greeted by Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience

Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna walks after being greeted by Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience.

Canadian Minister: Pope defender of the environment

14/06/2017 11:08

Canada’s Environment Minister Catherine McKenna met with Pope Francis on Wednesday at his General Audience in St Peter’s Square.

Laudato Si', Care for our Common Home

Two years on from the publication of Pope Francis' encyclical 'Laudato Si', Church leaders hold an interfaith conference looking at its impact

Interfaith conference on 'Laudato Si' at Rome's Lay Centre

05/05/2017 17:53

Two years on from the publication of 'Laudato Si', Kerry Robinson, founding executive director of the U.S. National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, discusses its impact on people of all faiths and none

Pope Francis at World Meeting of Popular Movements in Bolivia

Pope Francis meeting with workers during a World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz, Bolibia in July 2015.

Pope sends message to popular movements meeting in California

17/02/2017 10:47

Pope Francis has sent a message to hundreds of faith and community leaders taking part in a national meeting of popular movements in Modesto, California, in the United States

A cyclist covers his face while riding along a major road as smog covers the capital's skyline in New Delhi on November 2, 2016

A cyclist covers his face while riding along a major road as smog covers the capital's skyline in New Delhi on November 2, 2016

Delhi under the grip of smog due to Diwali crackers

02/11/2016 18:23

On Sunday, India celebrated Diwali with lamps, candles, feasting and fireworks. The day after fireworks for the festival of lights, New Delhi was choked with a thick, dark smog. 

 

Montreal protocol

Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech to the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, in Kigali, Rwanda Friday, 14 Oct 2016.

Global amendment limits HFC gasses to help climate

15/10/2016 14:10

Environmental groups said nations have reached a deal this morning to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in an effort to further protect the environment.

In their Day for Life pastoral message the Bishops of Ireland have drawn inspiration from Pope Francis’ encyclical letter “Laudato Si”

In their Day for Life pastoral message the Bishops of Ireland have drawn inspiration from Pope Francis’ encyclical letter “Laudato Si”

Day for Life 2016: Irish Bishops' highlight environment

01/10/2016 10:07

In their Day for Life pastoral message the Bishops of Ireland have drawn inspiration from Pope Francis’ encyclical letter “Laudato Si” on the care for our common home.

Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

On September 1st Christians from many different denominations mark a day of prayer for the care of all creation

Christian Churches mark Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

01/09/2016 06:00

Thursday, September 1st marks a worldwide day of prayer for the care of creation, an initiative started back in 1989 by the Orthodox Churches to celebrate the beginning of their liturgical year.