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VOLUME XCI - NO. 21 | 115 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE GOSPEL | JUNE 27-JULY 10, 2015 | @DenverCatholic | | See a photo gallery of Archbishop Aquila's visit to a jail and watch a short video at ONLINE Eleven ordained deacons » 4 Urged to love Christ fi rst Catholic Bookstore Month » 8-9 Priest o" ers top reading picks Archbishop visits jail » 10 Gives hope to the forgotten For details and to order tickets, contact your home parish. Tickets for this event are not available for purchase at Water World. Catholic Youth Day Wednesday, July 8 Advance Discount Tickets Available for $ 28.50 Catholic Youth Day Wednesday, July 8 Catholic Youth Day Wednesday, July 8 B rent Malley is a coal miner who says it's his duty to be a steward of the environment, especially among an escalating fi ght over coal in northwest Colorado. The 37-year-old plant operator works at the Colowyo Mine near Craig, a coal-mining town in Mo• at County, tar- geted by the activist group WildEarth Guardians intent on banning coal. Malley said his approximately 220 co-workers and the townspeople are speaking out against a lawsuit generated by activists that threatens to shut down the mine, which is a major source of energy for the state and has won awards for creating habitats and reclaiming mined land. The town is one of many places fi nding itself at the center of dialogue on environ- mental responsibility as Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si': On the Care of Our Common Home was o† cially released June 18. "What I read was (the pope) thinks we should be good stewards of the earth," said Malley, who BY NISSA LAPOINT 303-715-3138 | » 5 Laudato Si' debate hits close to home Craig's Colowyo Mine is at the center of the conversation over environmental responsibility, heightened by the release of Pope Francis' encyclical on integral ecology. The mine, left, supplies power to 1 million people in Colorado and Wyoming. After the land in mined, it is reclaimed and turned into a natural habitat, like the one pictured here. PHOTO BY COLOWYO COAL COMPANY L.P.

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