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Full text: Laudato Si’

The encyclical letter of the Holy Father Francis – Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home

Jeb Bush greets voters after a town hall meeting at the Derry Opera House yesterday (PA)

Ahead of the publication of the encyclical on the environment, the presidential hopeful said Francis should stay out of politics

Cardinal Vincent Nichols talks with Pope Francis at the extraordinary Synod of Bishops last year (CNS)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Bishop Peter Doyle among those who will attend October’s synod on the family

Pope Francis gives a blessing to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during their meeting at the Vatican (CNS)

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday

Argentina's Lionel Messi  playing in the Copa America (PA)

The South American football federation had pledged to donate $10,000 to a Vatican charity for every goal scored in the Copa America

Jozef Wesolowski (CNS)

Jozef Wesolowski accused of carrying out ‘a number of offences’ in the Dominican Republic

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope’s encyclical will surely focus on our duties of stewardship towards Creation

Archbishop John Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piche of St Paul and Minneapolis

Archbishop John Nienstedt of St Paul in Minnesota is to leave his post

The move is regarded as a breakthrough on clerical abuse because the new system gives power to the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope gives Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith authority to hold bishops to account

Lord Patten foresees ‘opposition and resistance’ to his blueprint for reform (Mazur/

Fresh from a tough stint at the BBC, Lord Patten was asked to help overhaul another media operation crying out for change – the Vatican’s. He seems haunted by the possibility of failure