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Pope's message for day of care for creation

Pope Francis' first message for the day of prayer for creation includes a call for a new work of mercy: to care for our common home

New work of mercy enshrined in first papal message for creation

01/09/2016 14:05

To mark the September 1st day of prayer for creation, Pope Francis has added a new work of mercy for Catholics to perform: caring for our common home, the planet and all its inhabitants.

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.

'The Wonder of Life in Our common Home'

The Day for Life, celebrated in the Catholic Church in England and Wales on Sunday, is focused on 'The Wonder of Life in our Common Home'

UK Churches link Day for Life with environmental protection

19/06/2016 18:36

Catholic Churches in the UK on Sunday marked the annual Day for Life, dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. The theme for this year’s event is ‘The Wonder of Human Life in Our Common Home’

Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si'

On the first anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si', the director of the Jerusalem based Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development talks about its impact

Laudato Si' first anniversary: interfaith impact

17/06/2016 15:46

On the first anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si', the director of the Jerusalem based Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development talks about its impact on interreligious relations

Schools in the diocese of Townsville, Australia, are taking practical steps to protect the environment

Schools in the diocese of Townsville, Australia, are taking practical steps to protect the environment

Australian Catholic schools pioneer energy saving project

18/05/2016 15:00

Reflecting the issues examined by Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si', a number of Catholic dioceses in Australia have begun rolling out a pioneering environmental programme which aims to cut energy consumption and costs by up to 80 percent

Fr. Seamus Finn, Board Chairman of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, spoke about the practical application of Laudato Si'

Fr. Seamus Finn, Board Chairman of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, spoke about the practical application of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' in the global economy

Faith-conscious investing responds to Pope's challenges to global economy

13/05/2016 10:06

One way of putting into practice Pope Francis’ challenges to our economic system is investment in local infrastructure projects. Fr. Seamus Finn, OMI, of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, spoke about how the Pope’s challenges to the global economy have been put into practice

Cardinal Turkson addressing delegates in Zambia (Mwenya Mukuka, ZEC)

Cardinal Turkson addressing delegates in Zambia (Mwenya Mukuka, ZEC)

Zambia’s Catholic Bishops call for action on environment

27/04/2016 15:07

At the end of a national conference addressed by Cardinal Turkson, Zambian Bishops want mining and agriculture industry to be more responsive to the environment.