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St. Francis of Assisi: Why He's the Patron of Ecology

Photo story by Jack Wintz, O.F.M.

The saint who composed the Canticle of the Creatures, preached to the birds and prayed in the woods can teach us about caring for creation.

Species Preservation Matters

By Keith Douglass Warner, O.F.M.

The Poor Man of Assisi appreciated the bio-diversity that God built into creation. We need to reclaim Francis' kinship ethic.

The Our Father: Our Environmental Teacher

By Sister Paula Gonzalez, S.C., Ph.D.

God gave us the planet. This prayer can be our guide to saving it.

The Tragedy of Mountaintop Removal

By Karen Hurley

The Catholic Committee of Appalachia is working with interfaith leaders to expose the full cost of coal-generated electricity.

Going Green: For the Sake of God's Creation

By Mary Jo Dangel

Dioceses, parishes and individuals are finding new ways of fulfilling our moral responsibilities toward creation.

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