Pope Francis has urged the world to embark upon a revolutionary ethical rethink and change of heart in its relationship with the planet.

Pope Francis' encyclical on the care of the environment, Laudato Si’ is being presented at the Vatican.

Jeb Bush on Tuesday became the second Catholic Republican presidential candidate to play down Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for the environment.

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for urgent action to tackle climate change, on the eve of a landmark encyclical on the environment by Pope Francis.

In an address to the body that represents most of the trade unions in the US, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington said that it was important always to respect picket lines.

The Bishop of Portsmouth has warned of an emerging chasm between contemporary culture and the ideals of Catholic Social Teaching.

Pope Francis is to warn that global warming is a major threat to the planet and has called for urgent action to protect God’s creation from the impact of climate change, which he attributes largely to human activity.

A huge fire has destroyed the roof of a nineteenth-century cathedral in the western French city of Nantes.

Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of Archbishop John Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piche ten days after their Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was criminally charged with failing to protect children.

The laicised former nuncio to the Dominican Republic is to stand trial in the Vatican on 11 July for abusing boys in the Caribbean country and possessing child pornography after fleeing to Vatican City State.

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