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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

CNA Staff, May 16, 2021 / 06:31 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal Sunday for an end to surging violence in the Holy Land. Speaking after the recitation of the Regina Coeli May 16, the pope expressed alarm at the Israel-Gaza conflict which has left more than

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 14, 2021 / 13:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis will meet Saturday with U.S. climate envoy John Kerry, who is also a keynote speaker at a Vatican conference on financial solidarity and climate change. Kerry, who currently serves as the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy

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 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

by Patricia McGeever It’s the job of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter to strike out hitters, but the Moeller High School graduate’s passion is to #StrikeOutWaste and save the planet. “I watched a couple of documentaries in high school. An Inconvenient Truth was one that really stuck out,” said Suter.

The Catholic Spelunker. noun. 1. a column specializing in curious exploration of fun stuff and Catholic geekery 2. a source of helpful tools and resources for living a great life 3. a bunch of stuff Dominick Albano thinks is cool You know how Pope Francis is all about the environment?

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr, center right, praises the awarded communities during the first annual Laudato Si’ Community recognitions ceremony at Good Shepherd Church in Cincinnati Monday, June 18, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
On Monday, June 18, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr designated 13 Catholic parishes, schools, and religious congregations in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as “Laudato Si’ Communities” in recognition of their efforts to be outstanding stewards of the environment. The recognition prayer service took place at Good Shepherd Church. June 18 was the third

By John Stegeman Glenmary Home Missioners Glenmary Father John S. Rausch appeared on CNN Aug. 1 as part of a climate change town hall event with former United States Vice President Al Gore. After being introduced by host Anderson Cooper, Father Rausch said his experience as a priest in Appalachia