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Cardinal Nichols attends the plenary assembly of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences in the Holy Land (Mazur/

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/09/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis made the speech this week (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope makes environmental speech just days before American visit

Bishop Nicholas Holtam, Church of England bishop for the environment

CoE Bishop Nicholas Holtam urges fellow Christians to get behind the pope’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Bishop Philip Egan said the ‘alert’ is for everyone in the diocese to help put Laudato Si into action

Pope Francis has embraced the 
‘environmental evangelical strategy’ [AP]

Pope Francis’s pastoral strategy is to join an effort that has been underway for decades in both Orthodoxy and Anglicanism

Lord Rowan Williams with Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP and Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Flickr/Mazur)

Lord Rowan Williams spoke at Arundel and Brighton’s 50th anniversary celebrations in the Amex Stadium

Cardinal Peter Turkson: Francis laments "widespread indifference to suffering' in encyclical (AP)

We must ‘hear how the poor suffer and how the earth is being mistreated’, Cardinal Turkson tells UN meeting on climate change

A detail from St Francis Preaches to the Birds by Giotto

Throughout the centuries, saintly priests and nuns have been exemplary environmentalists