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Vatican speaker: How Catholics can join pope’s climate ‘revolution’
By Christina Gray
Catholic San Francisco
September 27, 2018
https://catholic-sf.org/news/vatican-speaker-how-catholics-can-join-popes-climate-revolution

Vatican must keep up its clear, inspiring leadership in climate crisis
By Archbishop Peter Chong
National Catholic Reporter
September 24, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/eco-catholic/vatican-must-keep-its-clear-inspiring-leadership-climate-crisis

Seattle University Board Votes to Divest from Fossil Fuels
Seattle University
September 19, 2018
https://www.seattleu.edu/president/update/seattle-university-board-votes-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels.html

Despite crisis, activist says Catholics "still in" on climate change fight
By Christopher White
Crux
September 17, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/09/17/despite-crisis-activist-says-catholics-still-in-on-climate-change-fight/

19 more Catholic institutions divest from fossil fuel industry
By Dennis Sadowski
Crux
September 11, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/09/11/19-more-catholic-institutions-divest-from-fossil-fuel-industry/

Pope: Pray, act to protect clean water, guarantee access to it
By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
September 4, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/francis-chronicles/pope-pray-act-protect-clean-water-guarantee-access-it

Pope calls for action on ‘emergency’ of plastics littering oceans
By Josh Gabbatiss, Science Correspondent
Independent
September 1, 2018
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/pope-francis-plastic-pollution-oceans-seas-environment-water-refugees-a8518386.html

Irish bishops announce divestment from fossil fuels ahead of the pope's visit
By Christine A. Scheller
Religion News Service
August 25, 2018
https://religionnews.com/2018/08/25/irish-bishops-announce-divestment-from-fossil-fuels-ahead-of-the-popes-visit/

Cardinal shares message of 'Laudato Si'' at Ghana World Youth Day event
By Damian Avevor, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
August 8, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/cardinal-shares-message-laudato-si-ghana-world-youth-day-event

Canadian ecumenical document embraces Christian concern for environment
By Michael Swan, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
August 2, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/canadian-ecumenical-document-embraces-christian-concern-environment

Vatican's former legal chief says canon law should include care of creation
By Elise Harris
Catholic News Agency
July 17, 2018
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/vaticans-ormer-legal-chief-says-canon-law-should-include-care-of-creation-37830

The world needs a change of heart on environmental issues, pope says
By Hannah Brockhaus
Catholic News Agency
July 6, 2018
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/the-world-needs-a-change-of-heart-on-environmental-issues-pope-says-27137

‘Laudato Si’ Three Years Later: The US Response
By Judy Roberts
National Catholic Register
July 5, 2018
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/laudato-si-three-years-later-the-us-response

Al Gore: Pope Francis a ‘moral force’ for solving climate crisis
By Alessandro Gisotti
Vatican News
July 4, 2018
http://fore.yale.edu/news/item/al-gore-pope-francis-a-moral-force-for-solving-climate-crisis/

Major new research institute at Campion Hall
Jesuits in Britain
July 2, 2018
https://www.jesuit.org.uk/major-new-research-institute-campion-hall

Leading Economist Champions Pope Francis’ ‘Laudato Si’
By Christopher White
The Tablet
June 30, 2018
https://thetablet.org/leading-economist-champions-pope-francis-laudato-si/

Pope Francis challenges fossil fuel execs to act now
By Tony Magliano
National Catholic Reporter
June 29, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/making-difference/pope-francis-challenges-fossil-fuel-execs-act-now

Climate change is a top spiritual priority for these religious leaders
By Juliet Eilperin
Washington Post
June 26, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/climate-change-is-a-top-spiritual-priority-for-these-religious-leaders/2018/06/26/d5e06fd2-749e-11e8-9780-b1dd6a09b549_story.html

Pope Francis took the climate crisis to those who can fix it: oil and gas execs
By Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Daniel J. Misleh, and Daniel R. DiLeo
The Hill
June 19, 2018
http://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/392943-pope-francis-took-the-climate-crisis-to-those-that-can-fix-it-oil

Nearly 600 institutions back Catholic Climate Declaration
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
June 18, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/nearly-600-institutions-back-catholic-climate-declaration

An enormous workshop experience and reflection on Living Laudato Si’
By Luke Henkel
Ecojesuit
June 15, 2018
http://www.ecojesuit.com/an-enormous-workshop-experience-and-reflection-on-living-laudato-si/11591/

Pope urges oil companies to lead clean energy transition in unprecedented Vatican Conference
By Olivia Rosane
NationofChange
June 11, 2018
https://www.nationofchange.org/2018/06/11/pope-urges-oil-companies-to-lead-clean-energy-transition-in-unprecedented-vatican-conference/

Audience of the Holy Father with the participants in the Symposium for Directors of the main companies in the oil and natural gas sector, and of other energy-related businesses
Holy See Press Office
June 9, 2018
http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2018/06/09/180609b.html

Pope Francis tells oil bosses world must reduce fossil fuel use
The Guardian
June 9, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/09/pope-francis-tells-oil-bosses-world-must-wean-itself-off-fossil-fuels

Pope Tells Oil Executives to Act on Climate: ‘There Is No Time to Lose’
By Elisabetta Povoledo
New York Times
June 9, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/09/world/europe/pope-oil-executives-climate-change.html

Ecological crisis caused by 'human interference'
By Filipe Domingues
Crux
June 8, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/interviews/2018/06/08/patriarch-bartholomew-ecological-crisis-caused-by-human-interference/

Big oil to meet with Vatican officials, Pope Francis
By Brian Roewe and Joshua J. McElwee
National Catholic Reporter
June 5, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/big-oil-meet-vatican-officials-pope-francis

How faith, reason and environmental protection go hand in hand
By Veerabhadran Ramanathan
The Hill
May 25, 2018
http://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/389401-how-faith-reason-and-environmental-protection-go-hand-in-hand

Cardinal O’Malley leads group of religious leaders, scientists calling for climate action
By Danny McDonald
Boston Globe
May 24, 2018
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/05/23/cardinal-malley-leads-group-religious-leaders-scientists-calling-for-climate-action/NS2KTVE7txSgokjDblEDvO/story.html

Wuerl brings 'Laudato Si' to life with unique cemetery project
By Christopher White
Crux
May 19, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/05/19/wuerl-brings-laudato-si-to-life-with-unique-cemetery-project/

Pope Francis brings a new lens to poverty, peace and the planet
By Robert W. McElroy
America: The Jesuit Review
April 23, 2018
https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2018/04/23/pope-francis-brings-new-lens-poverty-peace-and-planet

Church teaching leads Catholic entities to divest from fossil fuels
By Dennis Sadowski
Crux
April 23, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/04/23/church-teaching-leads-catholic-entities-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels/

Access to clean water is a life issue that the church must defend
By Christiana Zenner
National Catholic Reporter
April 20, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/access-clean-water-life-issue-church-must-defend

'Laudato Si' universities' commit to forming environmental consciences
By George Rodriguez
National Catholic Reporter
April 19, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/laudato-si-universities-commit-forming-environmental-consciences

Latin American bishops call for 'ecological conversion'
By Barbara J. Fraser, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
March 23, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/latin-american-bishops-call-ecological-conversion

Clifton Diocese: Laudato Si' inspiring reflection and action
By Clifton, Mary Colwell, and Ellen Teague
Independent Catholic News
March 11, 2018
https://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34498

Pope chooses 2019 Synod of Bishops on Amazon theme, appoints council
By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
Crux
March 8, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2018/03/08/pope-chooses-2019-synod-bishops-amazon-theme-appoints-council/

New project to challenge Catholics to reduce carbon footprint, care more for environment
By Mark Bowling
Catholic Leader
February 27, 2018
http://catholicleader.com.au/news/new-project-challenge-catholics-reduce-carbon-footprint-care-environment

Pope's climate expert tells Nebraska audience: It's an issue in the laps of faith leaders
By Bill Kelly
NET News – Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations
February 27, 2018
http://netnebraska.org/article/news/1117893/popes-climate-expert-tells-nebraska-audience-its-issue-laps-faith-leaders

Midlands Voices: Let's build consensus for action to promote climate stability
By Daniel R. DiLeo and Richard W. Miller
Omaha World Herald
February 22, 2018
http://www.omaha.com/opinion/plus/midlands-voices-let-s-build-consensus-for-action-to-promote/article_e64cb761-9277-51da-b037-bff039a6a7fb.html

Lord Williams: Environmental Crisis Toxic Expression of Humanity's Failures
By Catherine Pepinster
The Tablet
February 13, 2018
http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/8554/lord-williams-environmental-crisis-toxic-expression-of-humanity-s-failures-

Pope’s message to Amazonia inspires hope, but will it bring action?
By Justin Catanoso
Mongabay
January 22, 2018
https://news.mongabay.com/2018/01/popes-message-to-amazonia-inspires-hope-but-will-it-bring-action/

Pope brings environmental crusade to Peru’s Amazon, citing ‘defense of the earth’
By Lucien Chauvin
Washington Post
January 19, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/pope-brings-environmental-crusade-to-perus-amazon-though-indigenous-skeptical/2018/01/19/4de03f6a-fcb0-11e7-a46b-a3614530bd87_story.html

Pope in Amazon urges seamless defense of life, earth and cultures
By Inés San Martín
Crux
January 19, 2018
https://cruxnow.com/pope-in-chile-and-peru/2018/01/19/pope-amazon-urges-seamless-defense-life-earth-cultures/

Pope set to visit site of deforestation, indigenous struggle in Peru
By John Cannon
Mongabay
January 19, 2018
https://news.mongabay.com/2018/01/pope-set-to-visit-site-of-deforestation-indigenous-struggle-in-peru/

From the Amazon, Francis decries policies that 'strangle' indigenous
By Joshua J. McElwee
National Catholic Reporter
January 19, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/amazon-francis-decries-policies-strangle-indigenous

Amid attacks on churches, Francis tells Chilean indigenous to shun violence
By Joshua J. McElwee
National Catholic Reporter
January 17, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/world/amid-attacks-churches-francis-tells-chilean-indigenous-shun-violence

Pope to teachers: Help kids live with care for all of creation
By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
January 5, 2018
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/francis-chronicles/pope-teachers-help-kids-live-care-all-creation

The future of faith and science
By Ed Langlois
Catholic Sentinel
December 11, 2017
http://www.catholicsentinel.org/Content/Social/Social/Article/The-future-of-faith-and-science/-2/-2/34700

Earth Charter and Laudato Si' book launch at Integral Ecology Symposium
By Alicia Jimenez
Earth Charter
December 7, 2017
http://earthcharter.org/news-post/earth-charter-laudato-si-book-launched-symposium-ecology/

Voices of the Earth Charter Initiative Responding to Encyclical Laudato Si’
Edited by Alicia Jiménez and Mirian Vilela
National Technical University of Costa Rica Press, 2017
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Laudato_Si_Earth_Charter.pdf

Pope sends videomessage to symposium on "Laudato si"
Vatican Radio
November 30, 2017
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2017/11/30/pope_sends_videomessage_to_symposium_on_laudato_si/1352052

International Symposium on Laudato sì Ecology: “Care for Our Common Home, a Necessary Conversion to Human Ecology”
San José, Costa Rica
November 29 – December 1, 2017
http://fore.yale.edu/calendar/item/care-for-our-common-home-a-necessary-conversion-to-human-ecology/

Thank God for Pope Francis: Historic Leadership for a Nuclear Weapons Free World
By Jonathan Granoff
Huffington Post
November 25, 2017
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/thank-god-for-pope-francis-historic-leadership-for_us_5a18e208e4b068a3ca6df7f5

US Catholics join pope in press for more ambitious climate action at COP23
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
November 16, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/us-catholics-join-pope-press-more-ambitious-climate-action-cop23

Global cooperation needed in response to climate change, pope says
By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service
November 13, 2017
http://www.catholicnews.com/services/englishnews/2017/global-cooperation-needed-in-response-to-climate-change-pope-says.cfm

Pope denounces 'shortsighted' human activity for climate change
By Nicole Winfield
CTV News
November 11, 2017
http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/pope-denounces-shortsighted-human-activity-for-climate-change-1.3673562

From better bulbs to more trees, Italy's Assisi takes on climate change
By Alex Whiting
Reuters
November 5, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-climatechange/from-better-bulbs-to-more-trees-italys-assisi-takes-on-climate-change-idUSKBN1D60GK

Vatican’s top diplomat: Water must be available to all, especially the poor
By Claire Giangravè
Cruz
October 24, 2017
https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2017/10/24/vaticans-top-diplomat-water-must-available-especially-poor/

'Civilize the market' for common good, care of creation, pope says
By Cindy Wooden
Crux
October 20, 2017
https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2017/10/20/civilize-market-common-good-care-creation-pope-says/

Pope addresses “Religions for Peace”‎ delegation
Vatican Radio
October 18, 2017
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2017/10/18/pope_religions_for_peace/1343712

For Abandoning Climate Accord, Pope Swipes Trump on World Food Day
By Jessica Corbett
Common Dreams
October 16, 2017
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/10/16/abandoning-climate-accord-pope-swipes-trump-world-food-day

“Notching a 'Victory' for our common home”
By Brian Fraga
Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly
October 4, 2017
https://www.osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/National/Article/TabId/717/ArtMID/13622/ArticleID/23299/Notching-a-Victory-for-our-common-home.aspx

Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels
By Arthur Neslen
The Guardian
October 3, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/03/catholic-church-to-make-record-divestment-from-fossil-fuels

Assisi diocese among 40 Catholic groups to divest from fossil fuels
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
October 3, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/assisi-diocese-among-40-catholic-groups-divest-fossil-fuels

Defend life, care for creation and give freely, pope says
Catholic News Service
The Catholic Spirit
October 2, 2017
http://thecatholicspirit.com/news/nation-and-world/defend-life-care-creation-give-freely-pope-says/

New tool to use Laudato Si' to measure, rank nations' development
By George Rodriguez, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
September 14, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/news/environment/new-tool-use-laudato-si-measure-rank-nations-development-4

Hurricane Irma: Pope Francis condemns climate change sceptics
BBC
September 11, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41231288

Pope and Orthodox Christian leader issue unprecedented appeal for the environment
By Christopher Lamb
Religion News Service
September 1, 2017
http://religionnews.com/2017/09/01/pope-and-orthodox-christian-leader-issue-unprecedented-appeal-for-the-environment/

Pope and Patriarch: A common declaration for a shared world
By Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis
Crux
September 1, 2017
https://cruxnow.com/commentary/2017/09/01/pope-patriarch-common-declaration-shared-world/

Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew to issue joint environmental statement
Crux
August 30, 2017
https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2017/08/30/pope-francis-patriarch-bartholomew-issue-joint-environmental-statement/

Pope asks world leaders to listen to ‘cry of the Earth’
By Associated Press
Washington Post
August 30, 2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/pope-asks-world-leaders-to-listen-to-cry-of-the-earth/2017/08/30/34c12034-8d62-11e7-9c53-6a169beb0953_story.html

Iowa's Catholic churches go solar to heed pope's call on climate change
By Kevin Hardy
Des Moines Register
August 21, 2017
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2017/08/21/iowa-churches-increasingly-see-green-energy-moral-issue/536874001/

Vatican shuts down fountains as Rome deals with drought
By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service
July 25, 2017
http://www.catholicnews.com/services/englishnews/2017/vatican-shuts-down-fountains-as-rome-deals-with-drought.cfm

There goes the neighborhood
By Phyllis Zagano
National Catholic Reporter
July 22, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/just-catholic/there-goes-neighborhood

‘Laudato Si’’ two years later: Parishes throughout diocese continue to answer pope’s call to environmental stewardship
By Lisa Dahm
The Catholic Sun
June 18, 2017
http://www.catholicsun.org/2017/06/18/laudato-si-two-years-later/

'Laudato Si' ' Pledge seeks mass Catholic climate mobilization ahead of encyclical anniversary
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
June 17, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/laudato-si-pledge-seeks-mass-catholic-climate-mobilization-ahead-encyclical

Growing Concern Over Climate Change Is Creating Interfaith Dialogue
By Justin Catanoso
Pacific Standard
June 13, 2017
https://psmag.com/social-justice/growing-concern-over-climate-change-is-creating-interfaith-dialogue

Theologians blast Paris Agreement withdrawal, call for creation care
By Heidi Schlumpf
National Catholic Reporter
June 13, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/news/theology/theologians-blast-paris-agreement-withdrawal-call-creation-care

Pope Francis Gave President Trump a Copy of His Encyclical on Climate Change
By Katie Reilly
Time
May 24, 2017
http://time.com/4792296/pope-francis-donald-trump-climate-change-encyclical/

Italian archdiocese, five religious orders to divest from fossil fuels
By Dennis Sadowski
Catholic News Service
May 10, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/italian-archdiocese-five-religious-orders-divest-fossil-fuels

Catholics bring Pope Francis' call to protect creation to climate march
By Dennis Sadowski
National Catholic Reporter
May 1, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/catholics-bring-pope-francis-call-protect-creation-climate-march

Detail University Seeks to Turn Pope Francis' Encyclical Message into a Climate Action Plan
By Liz Harman
University of San Diego News Center
April 18, 2017
http://www.sandiego.edu/news/detail.php?_focus=59289

Easter and the environment
Catholic Church Head Archbishop Peter Loy Chong
The Fiji Times
April 14, 2017
http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=396701

St. Francis Alliance proclaims protection of all God's creatures
By Sharon Abercrombie
National Catholic Reporter
April 4, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/st-francis-alliance-proclaims-protection-all-gods-creatures

Father James Martin: Why is climate change a moral issue?
By James Martin, S.J.
America Magazine: The Jesuit Review
March 29, 2017
http://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2017/03/29/father-james-martin-why-climate-change-moral-issue

Holy See calls for 'intergenerational solidarity' to deal with climate change
Independent Catholic News
March 25, 2017
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=32207

Vatican investment conference explores clean energy 'for our common home'
By Marie Venner
National Catholic Reporter
March 14, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/vatican-investment-conference-explores-clean-energy-our-common-home

Pope receives electric car, as studies for an all-renewables Vatican underway
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
March 10, 2017
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/pope-receives-electric-car-studies-explore-all-renewables-vatican-underway

Pope goes electric, sets example for world leaders
By Julia Travers
NationofChange
March 3, 2017
http://www.nationofchange.org/2017/03/03/pope-goes-electric-sets-example-world-leaders/

‘Great world war for water’ may be looming, Pope Francis says
RT
February 25, 2017
https://www.rt.com/news/378581-pope-francis-water-war/

Pope says indigenous people must have final say about their land
By David Hill
The Guardian
February 20, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/andes-to-the-amazon/2017/feb/20/pope-indigenous-people-final-say-land

Pope Francis to activists: Stand with migrants, do not deny climate science, there is no such thing as ‘Islamic terrorism’
By Michael J. O'Loughlin
America: The Jesuit Review
February 17, 2017
http://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2017/02/17/pope-francis-activists-stand-migrants-do-not-deny-climate-science-there

The Lasting Effects of Pope Francis’ Climate Change Edict
By Tom Jacobs
Pacific Standard
February 2, 2017
https://psmag.com/the-lasting-effects-of-pope-francis-climate-change-edict-89e5c111159b#.80zshva3i

American sisters tackling climate care resolve to stay the course
By Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans
Global Sisters Report
January 19, 2017
http://globalsistersreport.org/news/environment/american-sisters-tackling-climate-care-resolve-stay-course-44466

Face to face with Pope Francis: A reminder of why we must fight inequality and injustice everywhere
By Fred Krupp
Environmental Defense Fund
January 10, 2017
https://www.edf.org/blog/2017/01/10/face-face-pope-francis-reminder-why-we-must-fight-inequality-and-injustice

Vermont diocese to celebrate Year of Creation in 2017
By Cori Fugere Urban
Catholic News Service
December 27, 2016
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/vermont-diocese-celebrate-year-creation-2017

Pope Francis, the Interfaith Movement and Global Environmental Ethics
By Kusumita P. Pedersen
Interreligious Insight: A journal of dialogue and engagement
Vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 62-73.
December 2016
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Pedersen_Pope_Francis.pdf

Pope Francis: “Never been such a clear need for science” to protect the planet
By Brady Dennis
Washington Post
November 29, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/11/29/pope-francis-urges-world-leaders-not-to-delay-climate-change-efforts/

A Mission to Map
By Molly Burhans, GoodLands’ executive director
GoodLand Project, 2016
https://issuu.com/burhansm/docs/a_mission_to_map_-_goodland_updates

When it comes to the environment, it is in giving that countries will receive
By Tomás Insua
Huffington Post
October 4, 2016
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tomas-insua/when-it-comes-to-the-envi_b_12326118.html

Catholic institutions internationally announce divestment from fossil fuels
Independent Catholic News
October 3, 2016
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=31050

Monterey, Calif., diocese enters 'new era' with sustainable energy program
By Marie Venner
National Catholic Reporter
October 3, 2016
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/monterey-calif-diocese-enters-new-era-sustainable-energy-program

Caring for creation - central to Pope Francis' papacy
By Tony Magliano
Catholic Online
September 8, 2016
http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70767

Catholics are obligated to care for the planet, just like care for the sick, Pope Francis says
By Julie Zauzmer
Washington Post
September 1, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/09/01/pope-francis-makes-care-for-the-planet-a-new-act-of-mercy-like-care-for-the-poor/

Season of Creation marks month of eco-contemplation for Christians
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
September 1, 2016
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/season-creation-marks-month-eco-contemplation-christians

Deeming Pollution of Earth Sinful, Pope Proposes Climate Action as Sacred Duty
By Nika Knight
Common Dreams
September 1, 2016
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/09/01/deeming-pollution-earth-sinful-pope-proposes-climate-action-sacred-duty

Integrating Ecology and Justice: The Papal Encyclical
By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
The Quarterly Review of Biology (Vol. 91, No. 3): 261-270
September 2016
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Integrating_Ecology_and_Justice.pdf

When Protest Becomes Sacrament: Grady Sisters Heed a Higher Call
By Nicholas Kusnetz
Inside Climate News
August 10, 2016
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09082016/new-york-fracking-ban-we-are-seneca-lake-protests-crestwood-natural-gas-plowshares-into-swords-nuclear

Top 10 messages of ‘Laudato Si’”
By Father James Martin, SJ
Catholic San Francisco
August 9, 2016
http://www.catholic-sf.org/ns.php?newsid=22&id=64520

Prayer for a planet: Pope Francis and the politics of climate change
By Bill Blaikie
iPolitics
August 4, 2016
http://ipolitics.ca/2016/08/04/prayer-for-a-planet-pope-francis-and-the-politics-of-climate-change/

Youth Urge Pope to Push Harder for Divestment
By Ruth McCambridge
Nonprofit Quarterly
August 1, 2016
https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2016/08/01/youth-urge-pope-push-harder-divestment/

Liberation Ecology: Interview with Leonardo Boff
Great Transition Initiative
August 2016
http://www.greattransition.org/publication/liberation-ecology

A successful provocation for a pluralistic global society
The encyclical Laudato Si’ – A Magna Carta of integral ecology as a reaction to humanity’s self-destructive course
By Christoph Bals
Germanwatch
August 2016
http://germanwatch.org/en/download/16099.pdf

Vatican Gardens' gruesome past grows into green haven
By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service
July 30, 2016
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/marshy-manicured-vatican-gardens-gruesome-past-grows-green-haven

Living Green
By Kathryn McKenzie
Santa Cruz Sentinel
July 28, 2016
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/environment-and-nature/20160728/living-green

'Social Love' as a Vision for Environmental Law: Laudato Si' and the Rule of Law
By Lucia Ann Silecchia
10 Liberty University Law Review 371
July 23, 2016
http://ssrn.com/abstract=2813256

Laudato Si' and the liturgical work ahead
By James Hug
National Catholic Reporter
July 19, 2016
https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/laudato-si-and-liturgical-work-ahead

Here’s A Look At How Catholic Churches Are Taking Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical To Heart
By Sydney Pereira
Think Progress
July 11, 2016
https://thinkprogress.org/heres-a-look-at-how-catholic-churches-are-taking-pope-francis-climate-encyclical-to-heart-fafd2d1b0ca5#.25ugu0sjy

Laudato Si' and Care for Our Common Home: What Does it Mean for the Legal Professional?
By Lucia Ann Silecchia
6 Seattle J. of Envtl. L. 1 (2016); CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-6.
July 8, 2016
http://ssrn.com/abstract=2806258

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

The Morality of Market Mechanisms
By Lucia Ann Silecchia, Leslie Carothers, Bob Perciasepe, and Caroline Farrell
Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 46, Pp. 10006 (I-2016); CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-2.
January 29, 2016
http://ssrn.com/abstract=2723996

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/