WASHINGTON (CNS) — Leaders of various faith traditions and civic leaders joined their voices with Catholics June 18 in praising Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home” and its emphasis on caring for and protecting all of creation.
With the release of Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical on creation, “Laudato Si,” the Sun asked several experts for their thoughts on the document. Here, Sister Caryn Cook, OSF — former biological technician for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Franciscan ecology coordinator at Alverna Heights, and current vocation minister…
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis speaks with a pastor’s voice and with deep respect for science in calling the world to address threats to all life on earth through environmental degradation and a the mindset of a “throwaway culture” in his encyclical, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic…
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on creation has come at an crucial time as increasing disregard for life and the environment requires immediate attention and action, said speakers at a Vatican news conference.
MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis aims to touch the hearts of people so that they act to stem climate change and change their lifestyle to reduce negative impacts on the planet in his encyclical on the environment, said a priest at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Long before Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for creation was released, it was providing a boost for a group of women struggling to keep the negative influences of modern-day life from erasing valued Mexican traditions and treasured cultural practices along the Mexico-Texas border.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home” is a call for global action as well as an appeal for deep inner conversion. He points to numerous ways world organizations, nations and communities must move forward and the way individuals — believers and…
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The following are selected quotes from Pope Francis’ encyclical letter, “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home”:
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In his brief pontificate, Pope Francis has coined some colorful terms to get his points across, for example, using “bat Christians” to describe those who hide their faith.
Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Focusing on poverty and sacrificing for the poor are the heart of the Gospel, not signs of communism, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass.