The Green Lent, an initiative of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) in Ghana, aims to foster the care of the environment during the Lenten Season, CYNESA Coordinator has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The pope was advised by his doctors earlier this week not to travel to Dubai due to a bronchial infection.
Pope Francis said Friday one of the ways to address population decline is to make cities more sustainable, increasing the quality of life for those who live there.
Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the environment and the threat of climate change was met with praise both by Catholic and environmental leaders.
Pope Francis on Wednesday released a new document on the environment that he has described as the “second part” of his 2015 encyclical Laudato Si', and which warns of “grave consequences” if humanity continues to ignore the threat of climate change.
Pope Francis’ new document on the environment will be, he said, “a look at what has happened and say what needs to be done,” Vatican News reported.