In 2015, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to welcome the season, the same year he wrote his encyclical on faith and the environment, “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home.”
The Brad and Leanne Donnay family are supporters of “Upstream, Loving Where We Live,” an initiative that seeks to amplify Minnesotans’ shared connections to place with a spirit of optimism.
Vatican officials studied the investment proposal during the time Pope Francis was drafting his 2015 encyclical on the environment.
Pope Francis has encouraged people to take part in the campaign to bring people together to combat poverty, restore dignity to the marginalized and protect the environment.
The “Laudato Si’ Reader,” published Nov. 23, comes just over six years after the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home.”
The 40-day prayer campaign begins Oct. 4 — the feast of St. Francis, and concludes Nov. 14 — the World Day of Prayer for the Poor.
The new British ambassador to the Holy See spoke about the importance of religious leaders coming together in Rome for an Oct. 4 event in the run-up to the November 2021 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
Two Philippine bishops are raising the alarm about rising sea levels that make the Philippine capital one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world.