The pope proposes multiple ways humanity could improve its relationship with the oceans.
Oceans are gift from God, must be used fairly and sustainably, pope says
Nation/World news briefs: Feb. 6, 2023
In focus: prisoners and organ donation, bishops united against abortion, U.S.-born priest appointed to oversee Dicastery for Bishops
Papal farm, gardens will be home to new center promoting sustainability
An initiative, called the “Borgo Laudato Si'” project, will have “the beauty of the Villa Barberini gardens and the papal villas as the natural setting for developing a center for education in integral ecology, open to all people of goodwill.”
Pope ups calls for care as global consumption outpaces resources
Among the many environmental issues Pope Francis is concerned about, the one that “has shocked me the most,” he once said, is the way resources are increasingly being consumed faster than they can be regenerated.
Australia council concludes with agreement on equal dignity of men, women
Following an emergency meeting of the bishops and the council’s steering committee July 6, council members agreed to change to a more flexible format allowing for greater discussion and consideration of the issues presented in the plenary meeting’s guiding document.
Minnesota ‘Upstream’ initiative celebrates ‘loving where we live’
Upstream is dedicated to celebrating and amplifying the ways Minnesotans from all backgrounds care for the places where they live while inspiring new actions to be even better stewards of the state.
Australian church prepares for Plenary Council to discern its future
The release of the Framework for Motions signals the beginning of the end of the plenary journey with a call to “undertake the necessary work to rebuild confidence in the probity and trustworthiness of the Catholic community in this country.”
Pope: Time is running out to fix economy, protect the Earth, help the poor
The predominant global economic system is “unsustainable,” particularly in its impact on the environment, Pope Francis said Oct. 10 as part of the global TEDx Countdown on climate change.