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Catholic Current – This Week’s Catholic Current: Pope Calls for Care for Creation at COP28; Advent Traditions and Celebrations

The Church continues to celebrate the season Advent, leading up to the celebration of Christmas. Learn about the season of Advent, download the USCCB’s daily Advent calendar, bless your Christmas manger or nativity scene, and pray with the “O Antiphons” of Advent. (

Participating remotely in the inauguration of a Faith Pavilion at the COP28 conference in Dubai, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of present choices for the future of humanity. Watch the full video:

Read the statement from Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop A. Elias Zaidan of the Maronite Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on International Justice and Peace: COP 28: U.S. Bishops Call for International Climate Policies that Promote Justice.

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