Category Archives: Roman Catholic Church

Ban Ki-moon
18 Jun
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UN chief hails Papal encyclical spotlighting climate change as critical ‘moral issue’

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the release of Pope Francis’ Papal Encyclical in which the leader of the Catholic Church deplored climate change as one of the principal challenges facing humanity and called for a ‘new dialogue’ about ...

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Archbishop Thabo Makgoba
18 Jun
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Anglican environmental network chair welcomes Papal climate encyclical

People of faith need to focus on the moral and spiritual elements of the crisis brought about by rapid climate change, Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba, chair of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, said today in response to Pope ...

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Photo:Pope Francis
18 Jun
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Pope Francis challenges humanity to fight global warming in historic encyclical

Climate change is a mostly man-made phenomenon worsened by rich countries whose people keep feeding their “self-destructive vices,” Pope Francis says in an unprecedented papal document released today. In the first papal letter dedicated to the environment, a key theme ...

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13 Jun
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June 2015 edition of ‘Flourish’ newspaper

Flourish is the monthly journal of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.

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13 May
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May 2015 edition of ‘Flourish’ newspaper

Flourish is the monthly journal of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.

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Photo:Pope Francis
30 Apr
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Pope Francis meets members of Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission

Pope Francis met on Thursday with members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, telling them that the cause of unity is not an optional undertaking. The 18 Anglican and Catholic members of the commission, known as ARCIC III,  are holding ...

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United Mission to Nepal logo
27 Apr
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Relief and grief for Kirk mission workers in Nepal

A Church of Scotland mission partner in Nepal has thanked well-wishers following Saturday’s devastating earthquake in the country which has left thousands dead. Malcolm Ramsay, formerly minister at Pitlochry Church of Scotland, has been out in Nepal with his wife ...

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27 Apr
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SCIAF launches emergency appeal to help Nepal earthquake survivors

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) is appealing to supporters to donate whatever they can to help survivors of the Nepalese earthquake. The charity has pledged an initial £50,000 to help the initial emergency response. SCIAF has launched an ...

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