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Church to faithful: Take Pope’s encyclical seriously
By William B. Depasupil
Manila Times
July 6, 2016
http://www.manilatimes.net/church-to-faithful-take-popes-encyclical-seriously/272127/

Sisters change lives for waste pickers of central India
By Saji Thomas
Global Sisters Report
June 27, 2016
http://globalsistersreport.org/news/ministry/sisters-change-lives-waste-pickers-central-india-40576

Baltimore archbishop: Addressing climate change is a 'moral imperative'
By William E. Lori
The Baltimore Sun
June 26, 2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-encyclical-anniversary-20160625-story.html

One year later, how a Pope's message on climate has resonated
By Cristina Maza
Christian Science Monitor
June 24, 2016
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2016/0624/One-year-later-how-a-Pope-s-message-on-climate-has-resonated

Sisters' school stands out in Guatemalan dump town
By J. Malcolm Garcia
Global Sisters Report
June 20, 2016
http://globalsistersreport.org/news/ministry/sisters-school-stands-out-guatemalan-dump-town-40431

Laudato Si': Putting faith on the frontline of the climate justice fight
By Jennifer Butler and Aaron Mair
National Catholic Reporter
June 16, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/laudato-si-putting-faith-frontline-climate-justice-fight

Year-old Laudato Si' has stirred up action for Earth
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
June 16, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/encyclical-boost-year-old-laudato-si-has-stirred-action-earth

Laudato Si' Week renews awareness ahead of encyclical anniversary
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
June 14, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/laudato-si-week-renews-awareness-energy-ahead-encyclical-anniversary

How Pope Francis inspired a Thailand parish to plant 800 trees
Herald Malaysia Online
June 9, 2016
http://www.heraldmalaysia.com/news/how-pope-francis-inspired-a-thailand-parish-to-plant-800-trees/29633/2

Pope thanks Jains for commitment to care for environment
Independent Catholic News
June 1, 2016
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=30197

Priest promotes care for earth
By Jennifer Burke
Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
http://www.catholiccourier.com/regional-life/monroe/features/priest-promotes-care-for-earth/

5 Huge Climate Success Stories 10 Years After the Release of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’
The Climate Reality Project
EcoWatch
May 24, 2016
https://ecowatch.com/2016/05/24/al-gore-inconvenient-truth/

Laudato Si' turns one year old: Time for action
By Michael Sean Winters
National Catholic Reporter
May 24, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/laudato-si-turns-one-year-old-time-action

Pursuit of integral ecology
By Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo and Veerabhadran Ramanathan
Science
Vol. 352, Issue 6287, pp. 747
May 13, 2016
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6287/747.full

Catholic social teachings call to the dignity of creation
By Denis M. Hughes and Brian Jordan
National Catholic Reporter
May 13, 2016
http://www.ncronline.org/news/peace-justice/catholic-social-teachings-call-dignity-creation

Mining and extraction coalition at UN holds countries, companies accountable
By Chris Herlinger
Global Sisters Report
May 9, 2016
http://globalsistersreport.org/news/environment/mining-and-extraction-coalition-un-holds-countries-companies-accountable-39681

Catholics and Buddhists should work together for the environment
Vatican Radio
May 6, 2016
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/05/06/catholics_and_buddhists_together_for_the_environment/1227858

Pope Francis has won the Green Ribbon Political Award for the most inspirational figure internationally for the Papal Encyclical Laudato si’.
Green Ribbon Political Awards
Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
May 3, 2016
http://ciwem.org/greenribbon/

Confronting climate change is our moral obligation
By Most Reverend Oscar Cantú and Most Reverend Broderick Pabillo
The Hill
April 27, 2016
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/energy-environment/277829-confronting-climate-change-is-our-moral-obligation

Zambia’s Catholic Bishops call for action on environment
Vatican Radio
April 27, 2016
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/04/27/zambia%E2%80%99s_catholic_bishops_call_for_action_on_environment/1225883

On Earth Day, Pope Francis calls all ‘to see the world through the eyes of God the Creator’
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
April 22, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/earth-day-pope-francis-calls-all-see-world-through-eyes-god-creator

Catholics join Earth Day effort to plant 7.8 billion trees
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
April 22, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/catholics-join-earth-day-effort-plant-78-billion-trees

Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’: Hope for our Common Home
By Denis Edwards
MN News
April 6, 2016
http://mnnews.today/aurora-magazine/april-2016/9237-pope-francis-laudato-si-hope-for-our-common-home/

For the Planet and the Poor
Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame
April 4, 2016
http://keough.nd.edu/news-events/for-the-planet-and-the-poor/

Atlanta diocese and Catholic scientists in Georgia develop Laudato Si’ Action Plan, addressing “the civil rights issue of our time”
The Global Catholic Climate Movement
Press Release
April 2016
https://catholicclimatemovement.global/atlanta-diocese-and-catholic-scientists-in-georgia-develop-laudato-si-action-plan-addressing-the-civil-rights-issue-of-our-time/

The Environmentalist Monk Who Inspired Pope Francis
By Nick Fouriezos
OZY
March 30, 2016
http://www.ozy.com/flashback/the-environmentalist-monk-who-inspired-pope-francis/67179

My Lent with Pulse Pledge
By Julie Hall, Youth Speak News
The Catholic Register
March 24, 2016
http://www.catholicregister.org/item/22000-my-lent-with-pulse-pledge

Sri Lankan Way of the Cross carries environmental message
ucanews.com reporter
UCA News
March 24, 2016
http://www.ucanews.com/news/sri-lankan-way-of-the-cross-carries-environmental-message/75581

C'mon, get happy: Denmark leads in latest global happiness index
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
March 21, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/c-mon-get-happy-denmark-leads-latest-global-happiness-index

Vatican to undertake ecological initiatives during Easter season
By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
March 18, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/vatican-undertake-ecological-initiatives-during-easter-season

A Moral Call to Earth Care
Center for Humans and Nature
2016
http://www.humansandnature.org/a-moral-call-to-earth-care

A Martyr of 'Laudato Si'? The indigenous spirituality of assassinated activist Berta Cáceres
By Betsy Shirley
Sojourners
March 18, 2016
https://sojo.net/articles/martyr-laudato-si

Eco-theologian Fr. Sean McDonagh: Don't let this 'Laudato Si'' moment pass
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
March 9, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/eco-theologian-fr-sean-mcdonagh-don-t-let-laudato-si-moment-pass

Cardinal Turkson addresses GR 2030 on Catholic social teaching, integral ecology, sustainable development
Independent Catholic News
March 6, 2016
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=29576

At Catholic Worker house, Sr. Elizabeth Johnson explores human kinship with God's creation
By Beth Griffin
National Catholic Reporter
February 29, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/catholic-worker-house-sr-elizabeth-johnson-explores-human-kinship-god-s-creation

Pope Francis should win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize
By Robert Christian
National Catholic Reporter
February 26, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/pope-francis-should-win-year-s-nobel-peace-prize

On climate issue, Catholics urged to 'feel pain of the planet, the poor'
By Tom Tracy
Catholic News Service
February 24, 2016
http://www.catholicnews.com/services/englishnews/2016/on-climate-issue-catholics-urged-to-feel-pain-of-the-planet-the-poor.cfm

Cardinal Turkson speaks on environment, Laudato Si’
Vatican Radio
February 17, 2016
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/02/17/cardinal_turkson_speaks_on_environment,_laudato_si%E2%80%99/1209341

Mexican Farmers Praise Pope Francis for Continued Advocacy of Environmental Protection and Climate Change Reform
By Karen Lo
The Daily Meal
February 16, 2016
http://www.thedailymeal.com/eat/mexican-farmers-praise-pope-francis-continued-advocacy-environmental-protection-and-climate/021616

Climate Change And Environmental Justice
By Charlie Shelton & Frank Stasio
WUNC – North Carolina Public Radio
February 16, 2016
http://wunc.org/post/climate-change-and-environmental-justice#stream/0

What these Christians are giving up for Lent: Fossil fuels
By Chelsea Harvey
Washington Post
February 10, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/02/10/what-these-christians-are-giving-up-for-lent-fossil-fuels/

Why climate change is really, really unfair
By Chris Mooney
Washington Post
February 5, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/02/05/why-climate-change-is-really-really-unfair/

In February prayer video, Pope Francis pleads for creation care, 'a new way of living'
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
February 5, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/february-prayer-video-pope-francis-pleads-creation-care-new-way-living

Heeding Pope Francis’s Call, SJU Hosts Conference to Tackle Worldwide Crisis
St. John’s University
February 2, 2016
http://www.stjohns.edu/about/news/2016-02-02/heeding-pope-francis-s-call-sju-hosts-conference-tackle-worldwide-crisis

US Catholics allergic to reality of environmental racism, theologian says at St. John's University
By Peter Feuerherd
National Catholic Reporter
February 2, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/us-catholics-allergic-reality-environmental-racism-theologian-says-st-johns

Laudato Si and Renewing Creation at the Earth Summit
By Kristen Hannum
Catholic Sentinel
January 31, 2016
http://www.catholicsentinel.org/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=35&ArticleID=30912

EPA recruits faith groups to help end food waste
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
January 26, 2016
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/epa-recruits-faith-groups-help-end-food-waste

On Moral Grounds
By Maya Chandra
Yale Daily News
January 22, 2016
http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2016/01/22/on-moral-grounds/

The moral dimension of climate change—and of courage to address it
World Council of Churches
January 15, 2016
http://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/the-moral-dimension-of-climate-change2014and-of-courage-to-address-it

Cardinal Turkson: Laudato si' continues to be relevant
Vatican Radio
January 15, 2016
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/01/15/cardinal_turkson_laudato_si_continues_to_be_relevant/1201212

Pope Francis’ Call for Action – One Key to Global Climate Agreement
By Oscar Cantú
Morning Consult
January 14, 2016
http://morningconsult.com/opinions/pope-francis-call-for-action-one-key-to-global-climate-agreement/

Religion and Climate Change
By Lloyd Steffen
Huffington Post
January 13, 2016
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lloyd-steffen/religion-and-climate-change_b_8900316.html

Pope inspires clergy to join environmental movement
By T.J. Pignataro
The Buffalo News
January 9, 2016
http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/pope-inspires-clergy-to-join-environmental-movement-20160109

Pope Francis was right on climate change
By John Nagle
Washington Post
January 7, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-theory/wp/2016/01/07/pope-francis-was-right-on-climate-change/

Religious leaders commit to environmental protection in Vietnam
By Joachim Pham
Global Sisters Report
January 4, 2016
http://globalsistersreport.org/news/environment/religious-leaders-commit-environmental-protection-vietnam-36091

Time for leaders to make moral choice on climate change
By Russell L. Meyer
Palm Beach Post
January 2, 2016
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/opinion/commentary-time-for-leaders-to-make-moral-choice-o/npsyZ/

The Rabbi Who Became an Environment Minister and Calls the Pope His 'Rav'
By Cecilia Blasbalg
Haaretz Daily Newspaper
December 29, 2015
http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/.premium-1.694366

A young Catholic from Kenya reflects on the Pope's African visit
By Allen Ottaro
The Catholic World Report
December 28, 2015
http://www.catholicworldreport.com/Blog/4466/a_young_catholic_from_kenya_reflects_on_the_popes_african_visit.aspx

The ecological justice work of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary at West Lake landfill — and beyond
By Kelly Moffitt
St. Louis Public Radio
December 22, 2015
http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ecological-justice-work-franciscan-sisters-mary-west-lake-landfill-and-beyond

Praise and plaudits from the best of COP21
By Donna Schaper
National Catholic Reporter
December 22, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/praise-and-plaudits-best-cop21

On care for our common home
By Phyllis Zagano
National Catholic Reporter
December 16, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/just-catholic/care-our-common-home

WCC leader says faith groups must follow up on climate deal
Vatican Radio
December 16, 2015
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2015/12/16/wcc_leader_says_faith_groups_must_follow_up_on_climate_deal/1194830

Scientists enlist the big gun to get climate action: Faith
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The Daily Mail
December 6, 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3348252/Scientists-enlist-big-gun-climate-action-Faith.html

What does your faith say about how we treat the environment?
By Kelsey Dallas
Deseret News National
December 1, 2015
http://national.deseretnews.com/article/6875/what-does-your-faith-say-about-how-we-treat-the-environment63.html

Integrating Ecology and Justice: The New Papal Encyclical
By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
Solutions
Volume 6, Issue 4, pp. 38-43
November 28, 2015
http://thesolutionsjournal.com/node/237383

Catholics waking up to perils of climate change
By Michael Swan
The Catholic Register
November 22, 2015
http://www.catholicregister.org/home/international/item/21314-catholics-waking-up-to-perils-of-climate-change

Taking Pope Francis to the classroom
By Cathal Barry
Irish Catholic
November 19, 2015
http://www.irishcatholic.ie/article/taking-pope-francis-classroom

Catholic Multicultural Center puts pope's encyclical into action
By Laura Green
Catholic Herald
November 19, 2015
http://www.madisoncatholicherald.org/news/around-diocese/6015-cmc.html

A 'New Deal' of sorts for religion
By Douglas Fischer
The Daily Climate
November 19, 2015
http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2015/11/a-new-deal-of-sorts-for-religion

Christians set out on climate 'pilgrimage' from London to Paris
By Emma Howard
The Guardian
November 13, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/13/christians-set-out-on-climate-pilgrimage-from-london-to-paris

Concern for Earth must be priority, cardinal from Ghana tells central Ohioans
By JoAnne Viviano
The Columbus Dispatch
November 3, 2015
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/11/02/Cardinal-takes-on-environmental-issues.html

The Francis Effect: How Pope Francis changed the conversation about global warming
By the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication
November 2015
http://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/files/The_Francis_Effect.pdf

The Francis Effect
Yale Project on Climate Change Communication
November 2015
http://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/article/the-francis-effect/

The Blessing of the Bikes
Yale Climate Connections
October 27, 2015
http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2015/10/the-blessing-of-the-bikes/

World's bishops appeal to COP 21 delegates for 'just and legally binding' climate deal
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
October 26, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/worlds-bishops-appeal-cop-21-delegates-just-and-legally-binding-climate-deal

Catholic Church Leaders Issue Appeal on Climate Change
By Elisabetta Povoledo
New York Times
October 26, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/27/world/europe/catholic-church-leaders-issue-appeal-on-climate-change.html?_r=0

Jane Goodall at Parliament: Pope Francis gives me hope on environment
By Anne Marie Hankins
Religion News Service
October 19, 2015
http://www.religionnews.com/2015/10/19/jane-goodall-parliament-pope-francis-gives-hope-environment/

Can the pope bridge the climate divide?
By Elizabeth Shogren
High Country News
October 12, 2015
https://www.hcn.org/issues/47.17/can-the-pope-bridge-the-climate-divide

Laudato Si’ panel event encourages hope amidst ecological challenges
By Andrea Simmonds and C. Mark Batten
Wake Forest University
October 8, 2015
http://divinity.wfu.edu/2015/10/laudato-si-panel-event-encourages-hope-amidst-ecological-challenges/

How Pope Francis helped awaken a deep religious tradition for care for the environment
By Mark Stoll
Huffington Post
September 25, 2015
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/09/24/how-pope-francis-helped-awaken-a-deep-religious-tradition-for-care-for-the-environment/

Faith in clean energy
By Tom Steyer and Sister Simone Campbell
The Hill
September 24, 2015
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/energy-environment/254683-faith-in-clean-energy

Pope Francis on Climate Change: Some Questions
By Roger S. Gottlieb
Huffington Post
September 24, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roger-s-gottlieb/pope-francis-on-climate-change-some-questions_b_8190112.html

Laudato Si’ Reflection Resource is here!
By Terri MacKenzie, SHCJ
Ecospirituality Resources
September 22, 2015
http://ecospiritualityresources.com/2015/09/22/

The Lutheran Study Guide to Pope Francis' letter on climate change is now available!
Hudson Valley Cooperative: A Food, Faith, and Community Project
September 2015
http://us10.campaign-archive1.com/?u=8c578c59ace44b7cdcfdbd5e0&id=f45e5abb9b

Rabbis Honor Pope's Climate Message With Yom Kippur Service In DC
By Antonia Blumberg
Huffington Post
September 22, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rabbis-honor-popes-climate-message-with-yom-kippur-service-in-dc_56019959e4b08820d91a5e78?0g722o6r

Yom Kippur at the Lincoln Memorial
Washington Peace Center
September 21, 2015
http://washingtonpeacecenter.org/node/15813

Amid pope’s visit, Jews are incorporating his teachings into Yom Kippur traditions
By Perry Stein
Washington Post
September 18, 2015
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/09/18/amid-popes-visit-jews-are-incorporating-his-teachings-into-yom-kippur-traditions/

The Pope: Not just for Catholics anymore
By Jessica Ravitz
CNN
September 15, 2015
http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/13/us/pope-francis-non-catholic-flock/

What Pope Francis Should Say In His Upcoming UN Address
Yale Environment 360
September 15, 2015
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/what_pope_francis_should_say_in_his_upcoming_un_address/2910/

A Lot of American Catholics Have Never Heard of Pope Francis' Most Important New Message
But his visit to the United States could change all that.
By James West
Mother Jones
September 1, 2015
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/08/pope-francis-climate-american-polls

Obama to seek unity with Pope Francis on many issues
The Indian Panorama
August 28, 2015
http://www.theindianpanorama.com/united-states-america/us-news/obama-to-seek-unity-with-pope-francis-on-many-issues-45917.html

Why Social Conditions Matter to the Pope
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Rev. Jesse Jackson
Huffington Post
August 27, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/why-social-conditions-mat_b_8049398.html

The Islamic Climate Change Declaration Could Be More Effective Than Pope Francis's Encyclical
By Emma Foehringer Merchant
New Republic
August 19, 2015
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/122575/islamic-climate-change-declaration-more-effective-encyclical

The Pope and the Planet
By Bill McKibben
New York Review of Books
August 13, 2015
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2015/aug/13/pope-and-planet/

Pope Francis’ Appeal for the Future
By Daniel C. Maguire
Consortium News
August 12, 2015
https://consortiumnews.com/2015/08/12/pope-francis-appeal-for-the-future/

The Peronist Roots of Pope Francis’ Politic
By Uki Goñi
New York Times
August 12, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/13/opinion/uki-goni-peronist-roots-of-pope-francis-politics.html

Pope Francis announces World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
Vatican Radio
August 10, 2015
http://www.news.va/en/news/pope-francis-announces-world-day-of-prayer-for-the

Theologian Leonardo Boff compares the Earth Charter and the Pope's Encyclical
Earth Charter International
August 4, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1171/1/Theologian-Leonardo-Boff-compares-the-Earth-Charter-and-the-Popes-Encyclical/Page1.html

Among Republicans, Catholics More Likely to Believe that Global Warming is Happening and Support Policies to Reduce It
By Yale Project on Climate Change Communication
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Summer 2015
http://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/article/republican-catholics-more-likely-to-be-concerned-about-global-warming

Integrating Ecology and Justice: The New Papal Encyclical
By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
Solutions
July-August 2015
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Tucker_Grim_Integrating_Ecology_and_Justice.pdf

Praise Be!
By Rachel Findley and Shelley Tanenbaum
BeFriending Creation, Newsletter of Quaker Earthcare Witness
July-August 2015
http://www.quakerearthcare.org/sites/quakerearthcare.org/files/bfc/bfc2804_0.pdf

Pope Francis on Animal Liberation
By Jane Gray Morrison and Michael Charles Tobias
Millennium Alliance for Humanity and Biosphere
July 28, 2015
http://mahb.stanford.edu/blog/pope-francis-on-animal-liberation/

Pope is not alone as people of faith take up environmental cause
By Mary Evelyn Tucker
South China Morning Post
July 19, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1840918/pope-not-alone-people-faith-take-environmental-cause

The system is intolerable: the change we need is in our hands
By Pope Francis
The Ecologist
July 18, 2015
http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/2949432/the_system_is_intolerable_the_change_we_need_is_in_our_hands.html

The Emerging Phenomenon Of Religious Environmentalism
By Mary Evelyn Tucker
Outlook
July 15, 2015
http://www.outlookindia.com/article/the-emerging-phenomenon-of-religious-environmentalism/294843

Our Common Home: Climate Change Brings Moral Change
By Mary Evelyn Tucker
YaleGlobal
July 14, 2015
http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/our-common-home-climate-change-brings-moral-change

A Radical Vatican?
By Naomi Klein
The New Yorker
July 10, 2015
http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/a-visit-to-the-vatican

An Ode To Climate Trolls (interview with Mary Evelyn Tucker)
Green Majority Radio
July 10, 2015
https://greenmajoritymedia.wordpress.com/2015/07/10/459-an-ode-to-climate-trolls/

In Bolivia, Pope Francis Apologizes for Church’s ‘Grave Sins’
By Jim Yardley and William Neuman
New York Times
July 9, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/10/world/americas/pope-francis-bolivia-catholic-church-apology.html

From Pope Francis to Green Muslims, faith groups steadfast in push for clean energy
By Kari Lydersen
Midwest Energy News
July 9, 2015
http://midwestenergynews.com/2015/07/09/from-pope-francis-to-green-muslims-faith-groups-steadfast-in-push-for-clean-energy/

Pope Francis, in Ecuador, Calls for More Protection of Rain Forest and Its People
By Jim Yardley
New York Times
July 7, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/08/world/americas/pope-francis-in-ecuador-calls-for-more-protection-of-rain-forest-and-its-people.html

Laudato Si' - A story of right relationships
By Patricia Siemen
Global Sisters Report -- Capital E: Earth
July 7, 2015
http://globalsistersreport.org/column/capital-e-earth/environment/laudato-si-story-right-relationships-27731

Encyclical Climate Action Kit
Catholic Climate Covenant and Interfaith Power & Light
July 7, 2015
http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/50836/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=15418

Papal encyclical calls for renewed cooperation of science and ethics
By Mary Evelyn Tucker
Ecological Society of America
July 6, 2015
http://www.esa.org/esablog/guest-posts/papal-encyclical-calls-for-renewed-cooperation-of-science-and-ethics/

An Eastern Orthodox Perspective on Laudato Si: A Personal Response, An Ecumenical Reflection
By John Chryssavgis
First Things
July 6, 2015
http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/firstthoughts/2015/07/pope-franciss-laudato-si

8 Ways Pope Francis Is Changing the Direction of the Catholic Church
New York Times
July 6, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/06/13/world/europe/francis-the-activist-pope.html?_r=0

A Revolutionary Pope Calls for Rethinking the Outdated Criteria That Rule the World
By Ellen Brown
Common Dreams
July 6, 2015
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/07/04/revolutionary-pope-calls-rethinking-outdated-criteria-rule-world

Shifting the Climate Debate Onto Sacred Ground
By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Huffington Post
July 2, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/llewellyn-vaughanlee/shifting-the-climate-deba_b_7706148.html

Pope Francis’ LAUDATO SI and the New Consciousness
By Mike Bell
Deep Time Journey
July 1, 2015
http://www.deeptimejourney.org/resource/pope-francis-laudato-si-and-the-new-consciousness/

Laudato Si’: A political reading
By Robert Manne
The Monthly
July 1, 2015
http://www.themonthly.com.au/blog/robert-manne/2015/01/2015/1435708320/laudato-si-political-reading

People and planet first: the imperative to change course
Vatican Information Service
July 1, 2015
http://visnews-en.blogspot.com/2015/07/people-and-planet-first-imperative-to.html

Pope Francis’ Encyclical Climate Action Kit
By Interfaith Power & Light and Catholic Climate Covenant
July 2015
http://www.interfaithpowerandlight.org/resources/pope-francis-encyclical-preview-and-resources/

Clergy and People of Faith Arrested in Civil Disobedience Blockade at Crestwood Midstream
By Sandra Steingraber
We Are Seneca Lake
June 30, 2015
http://www.wearesenecalake.com/faith-arrests/

The Earth Charter in 2015
Address by Steven C. Rockefeller
Earth Charter+15
June 29, 2015
http://www.earthchartervrienden.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/The-Earth-Charter-in-2015-7-6-2015-2.pdf

What ‘Laudato Si’ Means for Malawi
By Alex Muyebe, S.J., and Peter Henriot, S.J.
Irish Missionary Union
June 29, 2015
http://www.imu.ie/what-laudato-si-means-for-malawi/

ESA commends Pope Francis for encyclical on the environment
By Monica G. Turner, David W. Inouye, and Jill S. Baron
Ecological Society of America
June 29, 2015
http://www.esa.org/esablog/ecology-in-the-news/esa-commends-pope-francis-for-encyclical-on-the-environment/

Pope Francis’s environmental message brings thousands on to streets in Rome
By Rosie Scammell
The Guardian
June 28, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/28/pope-francis-environment-rome-naomi-klein-climate-change

Climate Marchers Gather to Show Rousing Support for Pope
By Elisabetta Povoledo
New York Times
June 28, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/world/europe/climate-marchers-gather-to-show-rousing-support-for-pope.html

Dalai Lama tells Glastonbury of the need to speak out on climate change
By Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Josh Halliday
June 28, 2015
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/jun/28/dalai-lama-glastonbury-verdict-isis-unthinkable

The Pope's Ecological Vow
By Paul Vallely
New York Times
June 28, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/opinion/the-popes-ecological-vow.html

Love Conquers Hate, Amazing Grace
By Dana Beach
Coastal Conservation League
June 27, 2015
http://fore.yale.edu/news/item/love-conquers-hate-amazing-grace/

Mary Evelyn Tucker: Climate Change Brings Moral Change
Earth Charter International
June 25, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1157/1/Mary-Evelyn-Tucker-Climate-Change-Brings-Moral-Change/Page1.html

Steven Rockefeller on Laudato Si' and the Earth Charter
Earth Charter International
June 25, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1161/1/Steven-Rockefeller-on-Laudato-Si-and-the-Earth-Charter/Page1.html

Elizabeth May: Why Pope Francis’s statement is important
Earth Charter International
June 24, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1152/1/Elizabeth-May-Why-Pope-Franciss-statement-is-important/Page1.html

Religions for Peace New Faiths for Earth Campaign
Religions for Peace International
June 24, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_3EuybS9Mk

Next Steps: After Pope Francis
Catholic Climate Covenant
June 25, 2015
http://fore.yale.edu/news/item/next-steps-after-pope-francis/

The Encyclical Laudato Si' and the Earth Charter
Earth Charter International
June 25, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1148/1/The-Encyclical-Laudato-Si-and-the-Earth-Charter/Page1.html

Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp comments on the Pope’s Encyclical
Earth Charter International
June 25, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1159/1/Rabbi-Awraham-Soetendorp-comments-on-the-Popes-Encyclical/Page1.html

Laudato Si’: An encyclical of re-membering
By Margaret Galiardi
Global Sisters Report -- Capital E: Earth
June 24, 2015
http://globalsistersreport.org/column/capital-e-earth/environment/laudato-si%E2%80%99-encyclical-re-membering-27271

Don’t go back to sleep
By Joan Brown
Global Sisters Report -- Capital E: Earth
June 23, 2015
http://globalsistersreport.org/column/capital-e-earth/environment/don%E2%80%99t-go-back-sleep-27196

Laudato Si’ – Becoming Painfully Aware
By Chris Crews
State of Formation
June 23, 2015
http://www.stateofformation.org/2015/06/laudato-si-becoming-painfully-aware/

Laudato Si’ — The Ecological Ethics and Systemic Thought of Pope Francis
By Fritjof Capra
FritjofCapra.net
June 22, 2015
http://www.fritjofcapra.net/laudato-si-the-ecological-ethics-and-systemic-thought-of-pope-francis/

Ruud Lubbers comment on Laudato Si’
By Ruud Lubbers
Earth Charter International
June 22, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1156/1/Ruud-Lubbers-comment-on-Laudato-Si/Page1.html

Pope Francis's important ecology lesson
By Stephen Bede Scharper
Toronto Star
June 21, 2015
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/06/21/pope-franciss-important-ecology-lesson.html

The pope’s effect on politics
By Barrie Dunsmore
Rutland Herald
June 21, 2015
http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150621/OPINION06/706219971

Tell Us How Your Church Addressed the Pope’s Encyclical
New York Times
June 21, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/22/world/europe/tell-us-how-your-church-addressed-the-popes-encyclical.html

For Faithful, Social Justice Goals Demand Action on Environment
By Justin Gillis
New York Times
June 20, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/21/science/earth/for-faithful-social-justice-goals-demand-action-on-environment.html

Francis' Momentous Encyclical: On Care for Our Common Home
By Dave Pruett
Huffington Post
June 19, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-pruett/francis-momentous-encycli_b_7620554.html

Pope Francis' Encyclical: Hearing the Cry of the Earth
By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Huffington Post
June 19, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/llewellyn-vaughanlee/pope-francis-encyclical-hearing-the-cry-of-the-earth_b_7619794.html

Falling in Love With the Earth: Francis’ Faithful Ecology
By Jacob J. Erickson
Religion Dispatches
June 19, 2015
http://religiondispatches.org/falling-in-love-with-the-earth-francis-faithful-ecology/

“Ridiculous” to tell pope to butt out of climate change debate
By Douglas Todd
The Vancouver Sun
June 19, 2015
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2015/06/19/ridiculous-to-tell-pope-to-butt-out-of-climate-change-debate/

Metropolitan John Zizioulas: Laudato Si' give Orthodox "great joy"
Vatican Radio
June 18, 2015
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2015/06/18/metropolitan_john_zizioulas_laudato_si_give_orthodox_grea/1152356

Papal Encyclical Heartens Proponents of Fossil-Fuel Divestment
By John Schwartz
New York Times
June 18, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/19/science/earth/papal-encyclical-heartens-proponents-of-fossil-fuel-divestment.html

The Magna Carta of integral ecology: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the poor
By Leonardo Boff
Earth Charter International
June 18, 2015
http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/articles/1149/1/Article-by-Leonardo-Boff-on-the-Popes-Encyclical/Page1.html

Pope Francis and Integral Ecology
By Sam Mickey
Becoming Integral
June 18, 2015
http://becomingintegral.com/2015/06/18/pope-francis-and-integral-ecology/

Laudato Si' and Water: The Vatican's Encyclical Letter and Global Water Challenges
By Peter H. Gleick, President, Pacific Institute
Huffington Post
June 18, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-h-gleick/laudato-si-and-water-the_b_7611994.html

Pope Francis' Encyclical: Clean Energy and the Moral Case for Climate Solutions
By Gabe Elsner, Executive Director, Energy and Policy Institute
Huffington Post
June 18, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-elsner/pope-francis-encyclical-c_b_7613666.html

ELCA issues statement on Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
June 18, 2015
http://elca.org/News-and-Events/7752

The Guardian view on Laudato Si’: Pope Francis calls for a cultural revolution
Editorial
The Guardian
June 18, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/18/guardian-view-on-laudato-si-pope-francis-cultural-revolution

Why Pope Francis' encyclical matters
By Thomas Reese
National Catholic Reporter
June 18, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/faith-and-justice/why-pope-francis-encyclical-matters

Pope Francis sounds the alarm on the environment and he wants everyone to listen
By Matthew Bell
PRI's The World
June 18, 2015
http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-06-18/pope-francis-sounds-alarm-environment-and-he-wants-everyone-listen

Pope Francis: The Cry of the Earth
By Bill McKibben
The New York Review of Books
June 18, 2015
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2015/jun/18/pope-francis-encyclical-cry-of-earth/

Top Ten Takeaways from 'Laudato Si''
By James Martin, S.J.
America Magazine
June 18, 2015
http://americamagazine.org/issue/top-ten-takeaways-laudato-si

Anglican environmental network chair welcomes Papal climate encyclical
Anglican Communion News Service
June 18, 2015
http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2015/06/anglican-environmental-network-chair-welcomes-papal-climate-encyclical.aspx

Church of England Welcomes Climate Encyclical
Church of England
June 18, 2015
https://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2015/06/church-of-england-welcomes-climate-encyclical.aspx

Operation Noah welcomes 'timely' climate encyclical
Independent Catholic News
June 18, 2015
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=27727

How to Read Pope Francis on the Environment
Interviewee: Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
Interviewer: Robert McMahon
Council on Foreign Relations
June 18, 2015
http://www.cfr.org/holy-seevatican/read-pope-francis-environment/p36665

Pope Francis, in Sweeping Encyclical, Calls for Swift Action on Climate Change
By Jim Yardley and Laurie Goodstein
New York Times
June 18, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/19/world/europe/pope-francis-in-sweeping-encyclical-calls-for-swift-action-on-climate-change.html?_r=1

What you need to know about Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical
By Christiana Z. Peppard
Washington Post
June 18, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/06/18/what-you-need-to-know-about-pope-franciss-environmental-encyclical/?postshare=1741434636005944

Pope Francis is actually bringing America’s environmentalism movement to its religious and moral roots
By Mark Stoll
Washington Post
June 17, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/06/17/pope-francis-is-actually-bringing-americas-environmentalism-movement-to-its-religious-and-moral-roots/

How Pope encyclical could affect more than just Catholics
By Kelsey Dallas
Desert News National
June 17, 2015
http://national.deseretnews.com/article/4871/how-pope-encyclical-could-affect-more-than-just-catholics.html

Pope Calls for Moral Campaign on Climate Crisis
By Kieran Cooke
Climate News Network
June 17, 2015
http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/pope-calls-for-moral-campaign-on-climate-crisis/

Will Pope's Much-Anticipated Encyclical Be A Clarion Call On Climate Change?
By Sylvia Poggioli
NPR
June 16, 2015
http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/06/16/414666357/popes-missive-on-environment-poverty-could-affect-habits-of-millions

Pope Francis warns of destruction of world's ecosystem in leaked encyclical
By Stephanie Kirchgaessner and John Hooper in Rome
The Guardian
June 15, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/15/pope-francis-destruction-ecosystem-leaked-encyclical