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Seattle Catholics plan encyclical related event tomorrow evening


Noting that Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment has specific application in the Pacific Northwest -- from melting glaciers and forest fires to drought and fossil fuel projects -- a group of ecumenical and environmental leaders announced a gathering will be held tomorrow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Seattle to welcome the pontifical teaching.

The Vatican is set to release the encyclical "Laudato Si', On care for our common home" at noon Rome time (6 a.m. eastern) tomorrow.


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October 9-22, 2015


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