The petition, drafted by the Catholic Climate Covenant, appeals for the president-elect "to demonstrate bold leadership" in addressing climate change.
Eco Catholic: At COP22, thrilling African groups showed the light, embracing the notion that real people have to be involved in big policies. Participation is crucial.
Eco Catholic: The United Nations climate change conference, held this year in Marrakech, Morocco, is set to close on Friday.
Eco Catholic: The pledges come from seven Catholic organizations on five continents -- the largest joint declaration in the church to date.
Eco Catholic/Field Hospital: "Lowering carbon levels is now imperative to protect the earth," said Bishop Richard Garcia.
Global Sisters Report Preview: World leaders gathered April 22 at the United Nations to sign the Paris Agreement.
GSR Preview: Religious leaders, including several Catholic women religious, are urging leaders of nations not to renege on their promise to sign the landmark Paris Agreement.
Eco Catholic: Advocates argue the high court's decision to delay President Obama's signature climate policy doesn't indicate a possible ruling on its legality.
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.