After reciting the Angelus at the Vatican, Pope Francis said the COP21 climate agreement required a "concerted commitment" to continue forward.
Paris -- World leaders here Saturday evening reached the first-ever globally binding deal to address climate change. Catholics question if it will fully protect the vulnerable.
Global Sisters Report Preview: Dozens of African-Americans from several organizations, and students and faculty from historically black colleges and universities were in Paris calling for climate and environmental justice.
Eco Catholic: The Vatican joined the 100-plus nations in endorsing the 1.5 degrees target after a meeting with senior Philippines officials.
Eco Catholic: "We are hearing and heeding the cry of persons and earth impacted by fracking," Mercy Sr. Aine O'Connor said among a throng of environmental activists.
COP21 -- The presentation of the 29-page draft text still harbors numerous bracketed phrases, indicating still up-for-debate issues. Talks will continue through Friday.
Eco Catholic: I would never have found the Jesuit Church of St. Ignace if I hadn't snuck into the department store Le Bon Marché, the neighbor that dwarfs the church.
Le Bourget, France -- Several U.S. sisters say global climate treaty negotiations have ebbed and flowed, but they sense a deal to emerge, in part due to France itself.
Paris --- With less than a week to go, the decisions about financing and temperature limits at the U.N. climate summit aren't getting any easier.
Eco Catholic: If you are someone who thinks it is already too late to keep the climate’s temperature from rising, COP21 is the place for you to be.