Articles on this issue "environment"
“few risks affect health as much as air contamination"
The Vatican's health care council opens its 30th international conference this week, with the theme this year drawn from Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si'. This morning, in the Holy See …read more
"Henceforth, I offer to the Lord our common effort, asking Him to bless it so that humanity will finally listen to the cry of the earth -- today our Mother Earth is among the many excluded that cry to Heaven for help!"
Here is a ZENIT translation of Pope Francis'address today in the Vatican to some 300 participants in a meeting promotedby the Foundation for Sustainable Development, “Environmental justice …read more
"Man can’t be separated from the rest; there is a relation of mutual influence..."
Yesterday, at the Synod’s Hall in the Vatican, Pope Francis addressed the Meeting on “Modern slavery and climate change: the commitment of cities” organized by the Pontifical Academy of …read more
In Interview, Former Head of Notre Dame's Business School Responds to How Business, Politics, All People 'Must Not Park Human Values at the Door'
The CEO and president of Catholic Relief Services says that with Laudato Si',Pope Francis is addressing the most pressing issue of our time. In an interview with ZENIT today following the …read more
During Audience, Francis Reminds Crowds Widely Anticipated Document Will Be Officially Published Tomorrow
Pope Francis is inviting all peopleto welcome the Encyclical on the environment, entitled "Laudato si, on the care of our common home." Toward the end of his weekly General Audience in St. …read more
During his greeting to faithful following his address, Pope Francis spoke on his upcoming encyclical. The anticipated encyclical on ecology, entitled “Laudato sii: On the Care of our Common …read more
British Ambassador to Holy See Reflects on “The New Climate Economy. How Economic Growth and Sustainability Can Go Hand in Hand” Conference in Rome
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Church, government, business: a climate change alliance.' Published on May 21st, it is from Ambassador …read more
Cardinal Parolin Calls for Combating Poverty, Easing Effects of Climate Change
“When the future of the planet is at stake, there are no political frontiers, barriers or walls behind which we can hide to protect ourselves from the effects of environmental and social …read more
"This concern is the real major human concern of our times because while there are plenty of problems in areas we need to address, to some extent, they are all chairs on the Titanic while we …read more
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, had a private meeting with Pope Francis this morning. Ki-moon is in Rome to address an International Symposium on …read more
"Do not manipulate or exploit the planet."Recalling that today April 22 is Earth Day, Pope Francis launched this appeal at the end of this morning's Weekly General Audience to the faithful in …read more
The director of the Holy See Press Office refuted claims that Pope Francis’ anticipated encyclical on ecology will be released by the end of January. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi made his …read more
As more forces threaten the environment every day, the Pope says: "The time to find global solutions is running out." Pope Francis made this statement in a message sent to theMinister of the …read more
Here is a translation of the Message that Pope Francis sent to theMinister of the Environment of the Republic of Peru, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, on the occasion of the20th session of the …read more
Here is the text of a statement made byArchbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the …read more