Pope Francis prays during the Way of the Cross torchlight procession at the Colosseum on Good Friday on April 3, 2015 in Rome.
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By Ryan Teague Beckwith
June 18, 2015

Pope Francis released an encyclical Thursday which calls for action to curb climate change, which he says is caused by human activities.

In the papal letter, named Laudato Si’ or “Praise Be to You,” the pope includes two prayers on the issue—one for believers of all kinds and one specifically for Christians.

Here are the text of those prayers:

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