Looking at the cathedral-scale art by one of the world’s foremost photographers, theologian Dennis Patrick O’Hara said, “Yes, it’s awesome and it’s awful.”

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Another Canadian Catholic institution has joined in the movement to sell off all carbon-based energy stocks and forbid portfolio managers from buying any more.

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Canadians take water for granted. We have more ocean shoreline than any nation on Earth and our freshwater lakes and rivers cover almost 12 per cent of Canada’s landmass.

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WASHINGTON – The Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference and Caritas India are among 19 Catholic institutions that have decided to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
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When God provides, there’s not much else that parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Church need. 

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Catholics might finally be ready to pray for the most obvious sign of God’s goodness that has ever been seen, touched or walked through — the natural world. 

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Canada’s two largest churches, which represent two-thirds of Canadian Christians, have jointly declared that climate change and ecological degradation are central, enduring concerns for Christians.

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It’s the timing that makes Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s cap-and-trade announcement particularly ironic.

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The Baker family went back to land —literally — two years ago. Since then, they’ve met the challenges of sustainable farming and discovered the joys of guarding God’s creation.

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – El Salvador's bishops urged lawmakers to discard any plans for privatizing water in the Central American country, saying the poor could not afford to pay the cost of a vital necessity.
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For the sake of the planet, the rights of Indigenous peoples and the future, the Catholic Church in Canada spoke out against the pipeline. 

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VATICAN – The world needs a new kind of leadership that believes in building up the whole human family and protecting the environment, Pope Francis told a group of energy and oil executives and global investors.
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VATICAN – The Catholic Church must discover new ways to provide the Eucharist and pastoral support to the people of the Amazon, especially indigenous people threatened by forced displacement and exploitation, a new document said.
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VATICAN – Pope Francis said that when he was on the Greek island of Lesbos, "while enchanted by the scenery of the blue sky and sea, I was struck by the thought that such a beautiful sea had become a tomb for men, women and children who had for the most part sought only to escape inhumane conditions in their own homelands."
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As Indigenous people on the west coast launch another court challenge to the pipeline that would deliver Alberta’s bitumen to markets in Asia, religious orders and ecumenical organizations are adding their voice to an increasingly heated debate by signing onto an open letter calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reverse his approval for the expanded Trans-Mountain pipeline.

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Luke Stocking: Inspiring words offer a simple message on poverty 

At first it may sound like a simplistic formula to give away one’s wealth and embrace poverty. It’s not, Luke Stocking writes.

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Pope's homily

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