Retired pope illustrates the relationship between faith and politics in highly anticipated new book that features a foreword from Pope Francis.
Their actions follow the appointment of a panel of experts set up by Pope Francis to consider the controversial question.
Thousands of tribe members, environmentalists and others set up camps last year on Army Corps land in the North Dakota plains as protests intensified.
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As Pope Francis stated in his recent Encyclical on climate change, the reality of climate change "represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day."
Religions for Peace is the world's largest and most representative multi-religious coalition dedicated to advancing common action among the world religious communities for peace. Religions for Peace works to transform violent conflict, advance human development, promote just and harmonious societies, and protect the earth. The global Religions for Peace network comprises a World Council of senior religious leaders from all regions of the world; six regional inter-religious bodies and more than ninety national ones; and the Global Women of Faith Network and Global Interfaith Youth Network.
“When we read about Creation, we run the risk of imagining God was a magician, with a magic wand able to do everything. But that is not so,” Francis said.
Pope John Paul II has cleared the final obstacle before being made a saint, awaiting just the final approval from Pope Francis.