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  1. Scotch Is Infallibly The Real Holy Water

    20 Apr 2020- 11:03 by Local Press Report ROME The National A clip of Pope Francis holding Scotch whisky and saying it is “the real holy water” was censored ahead of a new documentary about Scottish seminarians in Rome. The clip showed the Pope accept a bo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/20/2020 - 11:03

  2. Pope Links Coronavirus To Man-made Climate Crisis

    20 Apr 2020- 11:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy On 9 April, Holy Thursday in the Catholic Church liturgical calendar, Pope Francis delivered his homily behind closed doors at St Peter's basilica in the Vatican, which has been closed to the pu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:11

  3. Water And Trump's Middle East Peace Plan

    25 Feb 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States United States President Donald Trump’s long-awaited “Peace Plan” for the Middle East, revealed 28 January, has come under fire for disregarding the political and economic needs of oc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/05/2020 - 05:43

  4. Pope Insists On Right To Clean Water

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report ROME The Tablet Access to clean, fresh water is a fundamental human right that must be defended, especially in poor areas where men, women and children are suffering the deadly effects of climate change, Pope Franc ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:08

  5. El Salvador Catholic Bishops Oppose Privatization

    14 Jun 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Roman Catholic Episcopal Conference of El Salvador (CEDES) has  urged lawmakers to discard plans for privatizing water in the Central American country. A June 12 statement, entitl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  6. Cardinal Speaks of Religion’s Role in Water

    7 Sep 2016- 06:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Roman Catholic Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, gave a keynote address in Stockholm last week at the city’s annual World Water Week. Turkson s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 06:23

  7. Pope Says Destroying the Environment Is a Sin

    2 Sep 2016- 11:21 by Local Press Report ROME The Guardian Pope Francis has called for urgent action to stop climate change and proposed that caring for the environment be added to traditional Christian works of mercy such as feeding the hungry and visitin ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2016 - 11:42

  8. Argentinian Experience Cited as Influence in Papal Climate Change Encyclical

    24 Jun 2015- 11:12 by Local Press Report ROME CatholicCulture.org Writing in L’Osservatore Romano, journalist Silvina Perez discussed the Argentine influences on Pope Francis’s new encyclical. Argentina’s Matanza River basin, she said, is “ranked number e ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2015 - 11:12

  9. Pope Francis' Encyclical to Address Impacts of Climate Change on the Poor

    15 Jun 2015- 09:14 by Local Press Report VATICAN CITY New York Times On Thursday, Francis will release his first major teaching letter, known as an encyclical, on the theme of the environment and the poor. Its release comes during a year with three major ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2015 - 09:14