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100 Catholic organizations to spearhead local ecological and Laudato Si’ projects Washington, DC – Today, Catholic Climate Covenant announced the winners of the Victory Noll Sisters Small Grants program: nearly $100,000 of funding for 100 Catholic organizations working locally to care for our common home. The Covenant’s small grants program was

Planting a garden that attracts bees, drinking fair trade coffee and using refillable water bottles are simple ways to live and practice our Catholic faith. In his encyclical, Laudato si, Pope Francis calls all of us to take better care of our “common home,” and Laudato si high schools are

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 Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2021 / 10:05 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis does not signal a papal endorsement of her views on abortion, the archbishop of San Francisco said in a television interview on Oct. 13. Pope Francis met with Pelosi at

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Oct 8, 2021 / 11:30 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) discussed the environment, migration, and human rights during a visit to the Vatican on Friday. The Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development announced the visit on Oct. 8 in a post on its

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