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One of the fountains, designed by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, that adorn St.Peter's Square at the Vatican.

One of the fountains, designed by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, that adorn St.Peter's Square at the Vatican.

Italy drought: Vatican turns off fountains to save water

25/07/2017 07:37

The drought that is affecting the city of Rome and the surrounding areas of the capital has led the Holy See to take measures to save water.

 

Logo of the "Laudato Sì & Big Cities" Conference taking place in Rio de Janeiro

Logo of the "Laudato Sì & Big Cities" Conference taking place in Rio de Janeiro

Pope urges governments to take the lead in caring for creation

14/07/2017 15:43

Respect, responsibility and relationship are the three  themes highlighted by Pope Francis in a message addressed to the “Laudato Sì & Big Cities” conference taking place in Rio de Janeiro.

A view of planet earth: our common home

A view of planet earth: our common home

Pope endorses campaign to put 'Laudato Sì' into action

13/07/2017 13:44

Following the 2nd anniversary of the publication of his encyclical “Laudato Sì – On Care of our Common Home”, Pope Francis has endorsed a pledge campaign that aims to mobilize at least 1 million people to directly engage in turning the encyclical’s message into action. 

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

A boat drifts into a green algae mass in the Gulf of Oman.

A boat drifts into a green algae mass in the Gulf of Oman. Scientists who study the algae say the microscopic organisms are thriving in new conditions brought about by climate change, and displacing the zooplankton that underpin the local food chain, threatening the entire marine ecosystem.

Holy See calls for ‘intergenerational solidarity’ in climate change efforts

25/03/2017 10:20

The Holy See has called on the United Nations to promote “responsibility for those who come after us”, in the areas of climate change and justice for the poor.

 

The Upper Tularik Floodplain in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska is seen in an undated handout picture provided by the EPA

The Upper Tularik Floodplain in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska is seen in an undated handout picture provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Vatican to host conference on ‘water values’

21/03/2017 09:48

The value and values of water are at the heart of a conference taking place in Rome on 22 March entitled “Watershed: replenishing the water values for a thirsty world”, a one-day event organized by the Pontifical Council for Culture

 

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.