Special Messages of Pope Francis and the Patriarch Bartholomew for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on September 1, 2016:.
- Message of His Holiness Pope Francis: “Show Mercy to our Common Home”: English – Italiano – Español – Français – Português – Deutsche – Polski – Arabic .
- Message of His Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: English – Italiano
The Vatican also hosted a press conference today, September 1, to explain the Pope Francis’ message “Show mercy to our common home”. Speakers were Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, Msgr. Brian Farrell, and Terence Ward. Read the remarks or watch the recording: