RSSLaudato Si

For the beauty of the earth

For the beauty of the earth

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bolstered by ‘Laudato Si’’, parishes aim to engage, protect creation

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Minnesota Catholic leaders: Pope’s encyclical a call to act

Minnesota Catholic leaders: Pope’s encyclical a call to act

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Upon the release of Pope Francis’ ecological encyclical, Catholics are describing it as a call to action.

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Encyclical name inspired by St. Francis’ prayer

Encyclical name inspired by St. Francis’ prayer

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The name for Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’” means “praised be” in medieval Latin and is taken from an introductory phrase repeated in St. Francis of Assisi’s famous prayer, “The Canticle of the Creatures.”

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Encyclical a hoped catalyst for conversation, change

Encyclical a hoped catalyst for conversation, change

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Long overdue but a potential catalyst for change is how Christopher Thompson characterized Pope Francis’ widely anticipated encyclical on the environment, which was to be released June 18.

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Getting ahead of the spin on the pope’s environmental encyclical

Getting ahead of the spin on the pope’s environmental encyclical

| John L. Allen Jr. - Crux/The Boston Globe | June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

John L. Allen Jr., a well-respected Vatican journalist, spoke at the University of St. Thomas June 3 on the opening evening of a three-day conference on ecology.

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Bishops urged to help Catholics understand upcoming encyclical

Bishops urged to help Catholics understand upcoming encyclical

| Carol Zimmermann | June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A week before the anticipated release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on human ecology and the environment, the U.S. bishops were urged to help Catholics hear and understand it.

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