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by CNA Staff Vatican City, Nov 2, 2021 / 13:00 pm Pope Francis told world leaders attending a United Nations climate summit on Tuesday that “now is the time to act, urgently, courageously, and responsibly.” In a message read out at the meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 2, the

Cincinnati OH – November 2, 2021 In his Laudato Si Encyclical Letter, Pope Francis challenges the global Catholic Church to vigorously respond to the need to care for God’s creation by addressing the climate crisis. In reply, we, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio Province, have fully committed

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 29, 2021 / 06:25 am Pope Francis met Joe Biden on Friday, in the U.S. president’s first official visit to the Vatican since his inauguration. Biden, the second Catholic president in U.S. history, is in Rome to attend the G20 summit taking place on

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 28, 2021 / 05:45 am Pope Francis received U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken for a private audience in the papal library of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace on Monday morning. The Vatican did not release much detail about what was discussed during the 40-minute

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 25, 2021 / 08:00 am Pope Francis launched Tuesday the Vatican’s seven-year Laudato Si action plan to implement environmental sustainability in different sectors of the Church from religious orders to Catholic schools and hospitals. “We need a new ecological approach that can transform our way

Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2021 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the US bishops’ domestic justice committee, praised Wednesday President Joe Biden’s environmental executive orders. Biden’s executive action establishes the White House Office of Domestic Climate Policy, which the White House says will

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Sep 16, 2020 / 05:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday led a moment of silent prayer for Fr. Roberto Malgesini, a 51-year-old priest who was stabbed to death in Como, Italy, Sept. 15. “I join in the pain and prayers of his family members

By Eileen Connelly, OSU It’s a long way from Ohio to the Amazon rain forest, but a young woman from Dayton courageously followed her heart and answered God’s call to become a missionary and outspoken advocate for the poor and the environment. This would ultimately lead to her death at

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, May 22, 2020 / 04:58 pm MT (CNA).- Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of the Office of Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, when she heard that Pope Francis was

St. Boniface Flowers around the grounds of the Church. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, our Care for Creation Task Force recorded a virtual prayer service.