Climate Change

Vatican Announces Details of ‘Economy of Francesco’ Conference

Luigino Bruni, the event's scientific director, said this event represents the ‘largest movement of young economists and entrepreneurs in the world.’ By Edward Pentin, Vatican, October 27, 2020 VATICAN CITY — The Economy of Francesco, an international event next month aimed at making... read more

U.S. Bishops’ Subcommittee On The Catholic Campaign For Human Development Approves $500,000 Strategic National Grant to put Laudato Si’ in Action

U.S. Bishops’ Subcommittee On The Catholic Campaign For Human Development Approves $500,000 Strategic National Grant to put Laudato Si’ in Action July 22, 2020 WASHINGTON—The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Conference of... read more

Are the Holy See and the United Nations Too Close for Comfort?

NEWS ANALYSIS: The relationship has come under closer scrutiny of late. By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register, Febrary 3, 2019 VATICAN CITY — When Pope Francis received in private audience United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in December, the U.N. chief trumpeted the... read more

Secret Vatican letter to bishops: Pope’s final doc on Amazon Synod coming within a month

The Apostolic Exhortation is to have the same name as the preparatory document for the Synod: 'New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology.' By John-Henry Westen, LifeSite News, January 14, 2020 The Pope wants to publish a final document on the Amazon Synod by early February, if... read more

Vatican hosts youth conference with pro-abortion UN activists

By Diane Montagna  ROME, November 8, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — With so much attention focused in recent weeks on the violation of the first commandment, further attacks on the fifth and sixth commandments have gone unnoticed in Vatican City. In the middle of the Amazon Synod, a smaller... read more

Pan-Amazonian Synod Participants Include Former UN Head, Liberation Theologians

The appointments appear to align with the synod’s expected emphases on environmental concerns, and on indigenous spirituality. Edward Pentin Blog, September 21, 2019 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has personally invited Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston and Bishop Robert McElroy of San... read more

Resistance amps up as Amazon synod approaches

Elise HarrisSep 17, 2019, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT ROME - In his six years in office, Pope Francis has been no stranger to controversy or resistance both inside the Vatican and beyond its walls, yet judging by the all-star lineup of opponents to his coming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, the... read more
Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Vatican City, June 2019. (Daniel Ibáñez/CNA)

Burke and Brandmüller say Amazon synod challenges deposit of faith

Catholic New Agency, September 4, 2019 Vatican City, Sep 4, 2019 / 05:45 pm (CNA).- Two cardinals have sent letters to fellow members of the College of Cardinals, raising concerns about the working document for an upcoming synod of bishops on the pan-Amazonian region. “Some points of the... read more

Pope Francis warns against sovereignism: “It leads to war”

In an interview, the pontiff says: «Europe shall not break apart, it must be saved, it has human and Christian roots». «Ursula von der Leyen can revive the strength of the Founding Fathers» With Domenico Agasso, Jr. , LaStampa, August 9, 2019 VATICAN CITY. The Pope opens the door on time... read more
Pope Francis is greeted by a member of an indigenous group from the Amazon region Peru, January 19, 2018.

In new interview, pope explains aim of synod, warns against nationalism

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service, August 9, 2019 The upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon is an "urgent" gathering, not of scientists and politicians, but for the church whose main focus in discussions will be evangelization, Pope Francis said in a new interview. VATICAN CITY (CNS) --... read more

Jordan Peterson encourages women to seek ‘adventure’ of motherhood, ignore climate alarmism

Pete Baklinski Blog July 23, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Jordan Peterson, world-famous psychologist and free speech advocate, has a reassuring message for women who’d like to have a family but who feel pressure from media, academia, and even friends to say “no” to their dream because,... read more