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Pope says a revised environmental encyclical will be released Oct. 4, feast of St. Francis of Assisi

Pope Francis said Wednesday he will be releasing an update to his landmark 2015 environmental encyclical on Oct. 4, the feast of his nature-loving namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, as he called for an end to the “senseless war against our common home.” Francis recently revealed he was writing a “second part” to the document “to address current problems.” The Vatican spokesman said the update would take into account in particular recent climate crises. On Wednesday, Francis told his weekly general audience that he intended to publish the update on Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis and also the start of Francis’ big Vatican meeting on the future of the Catholic Church.




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  • zelda ninga

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    Eagerly waiting for it.

    • winnie nguru

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      Waiting for this

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      • Kevin

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        Marking the date

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        • Saustine Lusanzu

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          We are eagerly waiting for the analysis

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          • George Kariuki

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            Good thing. Let's wait and see what it will entail.

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