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Cardinal Calls for Change in Attitude Towards Environment

Last edited 25th August 2015

Cardinal Peter Turkson has renewed the call for radical changes in thinking and attitudes towards environment, ecology and creation.

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What the Church is Doing to Help Flood Victims in Myanmar

Last edited 14th August 2015

More than 100 people have been killed and thousands more displaced by monsoon flooding in Myanmar, one of the poorest nations in Asia. With government relief efforts faltering, the Catholic Church is stepping in to offer help.

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Massive Warehouse Explosion Rocks Tianjin, China

Last edited 12th August 2015

A massive explosion at a warehouse in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin sent a fireball ripping through the sky, reportedly killing at least 13 and injuring another 248 people, local media report.

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Philippine Archbishop: Protecting Environment Benefits Poorest Nations

Last edited 21st July 2015

The president of the Philippine bishops' conference called climate change a matter of social justice and said that caring for Earth should not just be a goal to benefit this generation but also future generations.

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Can You Imagine?

Last edited 6th July 2015

Nepalese people are positive thinking, generous and incredibly hospitable. In some areas they don’t expect anything from us. In fact, many have asked us to help people who are even poorer than themselves. They have told us to go to other areas that are even in greater need. Can you imagine that?

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Rhino Angels: World’s First Female Anti-Poaching Unit

Last edited 29th June 2015

These women were so appalled by the mutilation and killing of rhinos that they decided to fight back - they call themselves the Black Mambas.

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Laudato Si’: Environmental Ethics and Bioethics

Last edited 25th June 2015

"In the last part of the encyclical, Pope Francis invites Christians and all people of good will to ecological conversion. While it is true that we are partly responsible for many wounds inflicted on the environment, it is also true that we can be the solution to these problems once there is conversion of heart. This change involves recognizing that ecology is first of all an ethical question and humanity cannot be dominated by utilitarianism, consumerism and technological solutions."

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Conversion, Not Climate Change at Heart of Encyclical

Last edited 24th June 2015

Ricardo Simmonds, an environmental expert and founder of Creatio, talks with CNA about the Pope's new encyclical Laudato Si'.

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Laudato Si' (Praise Be to You) - Interactive Digital Resource Kit

Last edited 22nd June 2015

The Redemptorists have put together an interactive digital resource kit for the recently released Papal encyclical, Laudato Si’. It includes: · Digital version of the document divided into chapters for easier reading · Insights on the encyclical from Fr Bruce Duncan CSsR · Prayers of the encyclical · Digitally laid out Q&A on the encyclical · A video top 10 Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Pope Francis' Laudato Si'

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Pope Francis' Laudato Si'

Last edited 22nd June 2015

Pope Francis' highly-anticipated environmental encyclical has arrived and Fr. James Martin, S.J., presents the ten things you need to know about it.

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