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Pope Francis

Pope Francis names climate action as a sacred duty

Geoff Ebbs /6 September, 2016

Pope Francis this week named pollution as ‘sinful’ and fighting Climate Change a ‘sacred duty’. He called urgently for people to actively work to save the environment, proposing that the Catholic Church add such a duty to the list of “seven mercies,” which includes feeding the hungry and visiting the sick, which Catholics are required Continue Reading →

Pope Francis

Church closes ranks on rebel Pope

Geoff Ebbs /9 August, 2016

The Catholic Herald this week openly criticized Pope Francis’ statements that we must not equate Terrorism with Islam. It is the most recent in a series of high profile criticisms of the Pope by Catholic commentators. Pope Francis told reporters last week that we must not mention terrorism by Islamists without reference to Christian terrorism. Continue Reading →