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Pope Benedict calls for sustainable business, development models

Pope Benedict calls for sustainable business, development models

Pope Benedict XVI added to his growing reputation as the “green Pope” yesterday (July 7) with the release of a new encyclical Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth). A call for sustainable development in the broadest sense, the Pope’s letter addressed the human and environmental costs of “business as usual,” and established “doing well by doing good” as the business philosophy most consistent with Church doctrine and Biblical teaching.

Pope Benedict Preaches Environmental Protection at World Youth Day

Pope Benedict Preaches Environmental Protection at World Youth Day

SYDNEY, Australia, July 17, 2008 (ENS) – Pope Benedict XVI opened the official portion of his first visit to Australia today by reminding everyone at the Government House welcoming ceremony of “the need to protect the environment.” “With many thousands of young people visiting Australia at this time, it is appropriate to reflect upon the…

Earth Day 2008 Concerts Played, Pledges Made

Earth Day 2008 Concerts Played, Pledges Made

WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2008 (ENS) – It rained and it poured, but thousands of people enjoyed Earth Day on the Washington Mall anyway. A few performers were heard before concert organizers pulled the plugs as thunderstorms threatened. Vocal problems forced planned headliner American Idol Jordin Sparks to cancel her appearance at the Earth Day…

The Pope Campaigns to "Save Creation"

The Pope Campaigns to "Save Creation"

Pope Benedict the XVI attended a “Save Creation Day” rally in Loreto, Italy, where hundreds of thousands of catholics waited to hear his prayers. His message to the audience and the world at large was one of conservation, charity and peace. The Pope seemed to state that spirituality can be strengthened, if not created by…