Stop Global Warming

In a statement released in August, the Franciscan Action Network called on Barack Obama and Mitt Romney “to acknowledge that climate change is an extremely critical ecological and moral issue and identify actions they would undertake to address this threat to life on Earth.” The group said, “During this election campaign we cannot allow the candidates to simply bury their heads in the sand.” Sister Marie Lucey, O.S.F., the network’s director of advocacy, said: “This presidential election has critical implications not just for our generation but for generations to come. What kind of Earth are we going to leave our children and future generations? Do we love them enough to put care for God’s creation ahead of our individual and corporate interests?”

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A youth takes the Eucharist from Monsignor Gregorio Rosa Chavez during a Mass giving thanks for Pope Francis' announcement that Chavez will be elevated to the rank of cardinal, at San Francisco de Asis parish church in San Salvador, El Salvador on Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
Rosa Chavez has a reputation as a man of the people, warm and quick to smile.
Fan leaves the Park Inn hotel in central Manchester, England, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Over a dozen people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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In this photo taken May 19, 2017, a GPO worker stacks copies of "Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S. Government Fiscal Year 2018" onto a pallet at the U.S. Government Publishing Office's (GPO) plant in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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