Pope Francis announces World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

August 10, 2015
Vatican Radio

Pope Francis has decided to set up a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” which will be celebrated on September 1st annually.

He made the announcement in a letter to the heads of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.

Listen to Lydia O’Kane’s report: