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Stewardship

 Catholic Climate Covenant
Through articles, workshops, and presentations, Catholic Climate Covenant encourages U.S. Catholics to learn more about climate change and the Catholic approach, which emphasizes the pursuit of the common good, promotion of the virtue of prudence and the protection of the poorest of our brothers and sisters already suffering disproportionate impacts from climate change.

 Catholic Coalition on Climate Change
The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change supports and complements USCCB’s Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development and works to connect Catholics by staying in touch with state and diocesan leaders who are promoting climate change activities and partners with other national Catholic organizations to assist them in connecting the issue of climate change within their institutions.

 Catholic Conservation Center
Promoting ecology, environmental justice, and the stewardship of creation this website features a collection of writings and resources about the environment from a variety of Roman Catholic sources.

 Catholic Environmentalism
Green teachings, initiatives take hold among Catholics worldwide
On his recent swing Down Under, Pope Benedict XVI garnered headlines for drawing a half-million pumped-up young Catholics to World Youth Day as well as for his latest bout of candor on the church’s sexual abuse crisis. Less noted was an important bit of subtext: the pope’s repeated calls for environmental protection.

 CATHOLICISM & THE ENVIRONMENT
In light of Pope Francis's ecological encyclical, Laudato Si', Commonweal Magazine has highlighted some of its most important pieces on Catholicism and the environment.

 CLIMATE OF CHANGE; THE CATHOLIC CHURCH’S DANCE WITH SCIENCE
From Galileo to genetics, the Roman Catholic Church has danced with science, sometimes in a high-tension tango but more often in a supportive waltz. Pope Francis is about to introduce a new twist.

 Concern For The Environment 'Energizes' Laity Toward A New Mission
Laypeople’s lead in caring for the environment must be welcomed as a new « religious and moral mission » for the 21st-century, but this is not their first faith commitment to tackle urgent current problems. Before laypeople got structured as Religious congregations, several Church ministries for the sick, the orphaned, the elderly or dying began as lay initiatives.

 DOES THE EARTH HAVE A PRAYER?
It is our practices - spiritual and otherwise - that will make a difference in the way we care for creation.

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