The Diocese of Des Moines


Called to work for the common good, Bishop urges Iowans to ask presidential candidates how they'll address climate change :: 07/02/15

Bishop Richard Pates called on Catholics in the Diocese of Des Moines to read and study Pope Francis' environmental encyclical "Laudato Si." He encouraged clergy to preach on the encyclical and its hopeful message of caring for God's creation. He also encouraged all Iowans to ask p...

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