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World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

By Christina Leslie Catholic News Service MANASQUAN, N.J.– Bishop David M. O’Connell of Trenton, New Jersey, called on Catholics to examine their consciences and to take important steps to protect the environment during a Mass marking the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation. He urged the hundreds of

CNA/EWTN News Pope Francis has instituted a new day of prayer and celebration for the Church entitled the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation,” to be celebrated on September 1 each year. The day of prayer is in keeping with the theme of the Holy Father’s newest