NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Young people are any nation’s most valuable resource and to protect them, invest in them and offer them a helping hand, were the best ways their future could be assured, Francis said.
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(RNS) Official translation of Pope Francis’ speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday (Sept. 25) in New York.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Rally for Moral Action on Climate Justice was timed to coincide with the visit by the world’s newest and most prominent champion of environmental action to save the planet.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In his first remarks on American soil, Pope Francis told President Obama and a huge crowd at the White House that the U.S. must safeguard religious freedom and stressed the “urgency” of battling global warming.
(Reuters) Dioceses in Boston, Long Island, Baltimore, Toledo, and much of Minnesota have all reported millions of dollars in holdings in oil and gas stocks in recent years.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Among the 10 U.S. mayors to sign the declaration: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu.
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.
(RNS) A quick glance at the pope’s 2015 foreign travel agenda — 11 countries across five continents — and the size of the pontiff’s carbon footprint starts to look quite large. But some say the travel is vital to spread his message on climate change.