WASHINGTON – Catholic leaders said President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate change agreement snubs the needs of impoverished people around the world and eschews responsibility to begin addressing the causes of global warming.

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's June 1 decision "not to honour the U.S. commitment" to the Paris climate agreement "is deeply troubling," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.

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VATICAN CITY – Christians and Muslims, believers in one God, have an obligation to safeguard the world God created, said the Vatican's annual message to Muslims for the end of Ramadan.

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WASHINGTON – Thousands of Catholics asked President Donald Trump to honour the Paris climate agreement, continue U.S. contributions to the Green Climate Fund and implement the Clean Power Plan governing power plant emissions.

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October 20, 2016

It’s in our hands

A common response to Ottawa’s recent ratification of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change was to declare it the start of a bold new era. We say not so fast, we’ve been down this road before.

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OTTAWA – Groups concerned about man-made climate change are applauding Canada’s ratification of the Paris climate accord Oct. 5.

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