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Climate Talks Must Heed the Call of Pope Francis and the Multifaith Movement Article
Pope Francis addresses the 70th session of the U.N. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, September 25, 2015. (AP/L'Osservatore Romano)

Climate Talks Must Heed the Call of Pope Francis and the Multifaith Movement

At the Paris climate talks, global leaders must heed the urgent call of multifaith activists, led by Pope Francis, for immediate action to protect all people and the planet.

Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Claire Markham

Voting with Values That Work for All Article
Children greet Pope Francis upon his arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, September 24, 2015, in New York. (AP/Craig Ruttle)

Voting with Values That Work for All

Conservatives who profess faith, family, and values should follow Pope Francis’ lead and support principles that actually reflect the nation’s shared values.

Lauren Kokum

Pope Francis and Access to Justice Article
Painters work on a mural of Pope Francis on the side of a New York City building on August 28, 2015. (AP/Mark Lennihan)

Pope Francis and Access to Justice

The record number of federal court judicial vacancies contradicts Pope Francis’ call for better governance and a more just society.

Anisha Singh, Claire Markham

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action Article

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

Americans from diverse faith traditions are responding to the threat of climate change and working to protect the environment, its inhabitants, and its resources.

Lauren Kokum

The Francis Moment: A Moral Call to Action on Climate Change Article
Pope Francis delivers a blessing at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square on June 24, 2015. (AP/Riccardo De Luca)

The Francis Moment: A Moral Call to Action on Climate Change

Pope Francis has created an incredible moment of synergy for faith-based and environmental advocates to push for action to protect all people, as well as the planet.

Claire Markham, Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Connor Hayes

Health Care that Heals Article
Pope Francis blesses sick people at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, September 10, 2014. (AP/Andrew Medichini)

Health Care that Heals

Pope Francis teaches that access to comprehensive health care, which acknowledges the dignity of the whole person at each stage of life, is necessary to build a more just world.

Claire Markham

Education that Empowers Article
Pope Francis kisses a child as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, September 2014. (AP/Alessandra Tarantino)

Education that Empowers

Pope Francis teaches that education is a tool for developing individuals, communities, and the world in service of compassion and fairness, suggesting that a commitment to quality, accessible education for all is a crucial element of building a more just world.

Claire Markham

An Economy that Serves Article
Pope Francis gives a thumbs up during a meeting with Asian youth at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

An Economy that Serves

Pope Francis has repeatedly highlighted the importance of work and his concern that the current economy values profit over people, urging people of faith and conscience to champion changes in business and the labor market that protect workers.

Claire Markham

How Would Francis Vote? Article
Pope Francis celebrates an open-air mass in front of Italy’s largest war memorial, September 2014. (AP/Paolo Giovannini)

How Would Francis Vote?

Pope Francis has been a strong proponent of civic engagement during his papacy, calling for his billions of followers—and inspiring other admirers—to consider their faith and values when working to build more just societies.

Claire Markham

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