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Pope Francis pictured at the United Nations' World Food Programme (AP)

The Pope wrote a message a United Nations convention on climate change

Clergy of many faiths participate in a prayer circle in Standing Rock, North Dakota (CNS)

500 religious leaders formed a prayer circle at the protest site in North Dakota

Pope Francis urged people to take individual and collective responsibility for their use and waste of food  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, Pool)

The Pope said that we mustn’t ignore the ‘cycle of the seasons’

Smoke rises from a brick kiln on the outskirts of Gauhati, India (AP)

The organisations cited the Pope’s encyclical on the environment as the inspiration for the decision

Pope Francis plants an olive tree  with Shimon Peres in in Jerusalem in 2014 (CNS)

Holy Father makes proposal in message on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Volunteers at the Black Country Food Bank in Halesowen prepare food parcels (PA)

People will be poorer, food will be more expensive and jobs will be lost if we leave the EU

The homepage of the new website

The website has been launched by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

'The government wants to build thousands of new houses in the Green Belt' (PA)

I do not want to see the Green Belt turned into a concrete jungle, but restrictive planning laws and environmentally-friendly policies come at a price

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope spoke at the event organised by environmental organisations including the Focolare Movement of Rome

Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the award for best actor at the Oscars on Sunday (AP)

At a conference on environmental issues, Sister Aloha Vergara urged Catholics to ‘be like Leonardo DiCaprio’