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Afghan children are seen in late May at a temporary shelter in an internally displaced persons camp on the outskirts of Balkh province, Afghanistan (CNS)

Pope Francis has chosen ‘Overcome indifference and win peace’ as the theme for the Church’s celebration on January 1

People hold a banner reading ' Climate action Now ' in St. Peter's this summer  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

We have plenty of feasts suitable for reflecting on Creation. Why September 1?

The lectern that President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address (CNS)

During the papal visit to the US, Francis will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis poses for a selfie in the Paul VI hall in the Vatican last week (CNS)

The Holy Father discussed his encyclical on the environment during the interview with an Argentine radio station

Pope Francis  (CNS)

The day of prayer will give the faithful an opportunity to implore God’s help in protecting creation, says Francis

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pontiff was speaking on the 70th anniversary of the bombings of the Japanese cities

Pope Francis meets young refugees from Syria and Iraq (Photo: CNS)

The Pope says he prays for Iraq’s refugees every day

Oprah Winfrey (Photo: PA)

Hollywood Reporter claims Winfrey and Matt Damon along with several media moguls have been invited to the Vatican

Pope Francis delivers his message during his general audience this morning (PA)

Pope Francis said today that divorced and remarried Catholics were still part of the Church

"Pope Francis walks the walk and talks the talk" says US ambassador to the Holy See [PA]

Ken Hackett said that Pope Francis will challenge Americans to live up to their ideals