VATICAN CITY (RNS) La Repubblica, a top left-leaning daily, came under criticism from the Vatican last month when its media conglomerate, L’Espresso, published an advance copy of the pope’s environmental encyclical.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Until now, Cardinal George Pell had remained quiet on the contents of the encyclical, despite gaining a reputation in Australia as a climate change denier.
QUITO (Reuters) “The goods of the earth are meant for everyone, and however much someone may parade his property, it has a social mortgage,” Pope Francis told a group of civic leaders in Quito, Ecuador.
ROME (RNS) Organizers estimated a crowd of 5,000 reached St. Peter’s Square to celebrate the pontiff’s tough stance on climate change, after parading through Rome under a canopy of painted banners.
(RNS) Overall there was plenty of applause for the encyclical — from among different faith groups, nonbelievers and, yes, scientists.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “We must begin with our daily lives if we want to change lifestyles, aware that our small gestures can guarantee sustainability and the future of the human family,” said Francis.
NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis hopes his upcoming encyclical on climate change will influence the next round of talks in Paris on global warming.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope — who took his name from St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment — has made care for the environment a hallmark of his papacy.
(RNS) Many Catholic conservatives view Francis’ ecological push as further evidence of the liberal tilt of his papacy.