Tag: Laudato Si

Laudato Si’ must inspire building better world, panelists at Vatican say

Laudato Si’ must inspire building better world, panelists at Vatican say

| Carol Glatz | June 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic and ongoing global crises clearly indicate that Pope Francis’ encyclical on caring for creation urgently needs to be implemented worldwide, a panel of Church leaders said.

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Marking World Environment Day, pope says: Don’t look the other way

Marking World Environment Day, pope says: Don’t look the other way

| Carol Glatz | June 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Building a healthier, better world depends on everyone, Pope Francis said in his message marking World Environment Day June 5.

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“Laudato Si” athwart modernity

“Laudato Si” athwart modernity

| Bishop Robert Barron | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

In preparation for my participation in a USCCB sponsored symposium for the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si, I reread the famous and controversial document with some care. Many of the themes that struck me five years ago stood out again, but on this reading I was particularly impressed by the pope’s sharply critical assessment of modernity.

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Nun leads young Kenyans to make ‘little contributions’ to Laudato Si’

Nun leads young Kenyans to make ‘little contributions’ to Laudato Si’

A Catholic nun is working with young Kenyans to put Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical, “Laudato Si'” into action.

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Vatican announces Laudato Si’ anniversary year

Vatican announces Laudato Si’ anniversary year

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Vatican announced that it will commemorate the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment with a yearlong series of initiatives dedicated to the safeguarding and care for the Earth.

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Laudato Si’ at five: Dioceses embrace pope’s call for care of the earth

Laudato Si’ at five: Dioceses embrace pope’s call for care of the earth

| April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis is “greening.”

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As Earth Day turns 50, ‘humanity is at critical crossroad,’ say activists

As Earth Day turns 50, ‘humanity is at critical crossroad,’ say activists

| April 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

On April 22, 1970, the late Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wisconsin, created the first Earth Day because “we only have one earth, so we need to take care of her.”

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On Earth Day, creation care team promotes time spent in nature, prayer

On Earth Day, creation care team promotes time spent in nature, prayer

| April 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Adam Fitzpatrick of the Center for Mission pointed to “Laudato Si’” as expounding a Catholic vision of creation and humankind’s responsibility to it. With the document, “Pope Francis really calls for a sense of ecological conversion,” he said. “And that means not just the actions and the systemic change that we need, but also just a reflection of how we live our lives.”

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Pope asks Catholics to join week of climate reflection, action in May

Pope asks Catholics to join week of climate reflection, action in May

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Saying he wanted to renew his “urgent call to respond to the ecological crisis,” Pope Francis asked Catholics around the globe to participate in the international observance of “Laudato Si’ Week” May 16-24.

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‘Laudato Si” at five: Project seeks to foster prayerful climate action

‘Laudato Si” at five: Project seeks to foster prayerful climate action

| Dennis Sadowski | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment set the path five years ago and now a new effort by the Catholic Climate Covenant seeks to shape an intergenerational movement to respond through action and prayer to the challenges posed by climate change.

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Georgetown University plans to divest from fossil fuels within a decade

Georgetown University plans to divest from fossil fuels within a decade

| Dennis Sadowski | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Georgetown University is embarking on a plan to end new investments in fossil fuels companies, gradually divest from those firms and boost its endowment portfolio in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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Pope, Pence meet at the Vatican

Pope, Pence meet at the Vatican

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

After Pope Francis and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met privately for nearly an hour at the Vatican, Pence told the pope that his Roman Catholic mother will be pleased with the visit.

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