Laudate Deum

“EWTN News Nightly” host Tracy Sabol speaks with Dr. Erin Lothes, a Catholic environmental theologian and senior manager of the Laudato Si’ Animators Program with the Laudato Si’ Movement, on on May 9, 2024. / Credit: “EWTN News Nightly” screen shot

Vatican Hosts Discussions on Climate Change, Offers Resources as Ocean Temperatures Hit Record High

May 14, 2024

The Laudato Si’ Action Platform provides resources for the Church to achieve real and lasting solutions to environmental problems. 

Vatican Dicastery for Communications prefect Paolo Ruffini and Vatican Secretary-General Sister Raffaella Petrini inaugurate the photographic exhibition titled “Changes” on May 7, 2024, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican. / Credit: Elizabeth Alva/EWTN News

Vatican Opens Photographic Exhibition on Effects of Climate Change

May 11, 2024

A photographic exhibition titled “Changes” opened this week in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, showcasing the effects of climate change and the creative work of God.

Ghana Catholic Youths’ “Green Lent Initiative” to Foster Environmental Conservation

Feb 20, 2024

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. 

Cardinal Pietro Parolin. | Claude Truong-Ngoc via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Cardinal Parolin Will Represent Pope Francis at Climate Conference

Dec 1, 2023

The pope was advised by his doctors earlier this week not to travel to Dubai due to a bronchial infection.

Pope Francis on Nov. 24, 2023, met with representatives, mayors, and religious leaders from areas in central Italy hit by devastating earthquakes between August 2016 and January 2017. | Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: More Sustainable Cities Can Help with Population Decline

Nov 24, 2023

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.

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Read Some of the Reactions to the Pope’s "heartfelt appeal" on Climate Change

Oct 5, 2023

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 smiles during his general audience in St. Peter's Square Sept. 27, 2023. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis Issues New Call for Dramatic Climate Change Measures

Oct 4, 2023

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 meets with Latin American university rectors on Sept. 21, 2023, at the Vatican. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis’ Next Environmental Document to be Called "Laudate Deum"

Sep 26, 2023

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.