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Vatican and Rome begin dash to 2025 Jubilee with papal bull, construction

Catholic priest resigns from Michigan church following protests over his criticism of a gay author

Pope sides with Peruvian villagers who accused Catholic group of trying to steal their land

Lithium mines threaten South America's Native cultures, wealth and water

A religious procession in Barcelona celebrates rain during a severe drought in northeast Spain

Pope Francis: Ukraine should have courage of the 'white flag,' negotiate end of war with Russia

Indigenous faith, reverence for land lead effort to conserve sacred forests in northeastern India

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Native Hawaiian salt makers combat climate change and pollution to protect a sacred tradition

Nevada tribe says coalitions, not lawsuits, will protect sacred sites as US advances energy agenda

A volcano in Hawaii is sacred to spiritual practitioners and treasured by astronomers

Lebanon's Christians feel the heat of climate change in its sacred forest and valley

Vatican plans to gradually replace car fleet with electric vehicles in deal with VW

In Benin, Voodoo's birthplace, believers bemoan steady shrinkage of forests they revere as sacred

Baltimore Archdiocese files for bankruptcy before law on abuse lawsuits takes effect

Pope Francis and Bill Clinton set discussion on climate change at Clinton Global Initiative

As oil activities encroach on sacred sites, a small Ugandan community feels besieged

As Maui rescue continues, families and faith leaders cling to hope, tackle reality

Pope Francis urges students in Portugal to fight economic injustice, protect environment

Pipestone carvers preserve revered Native spiritual tradition in Minnesota prairie