Laudato Si'

Caritas, the umbrella organization of the Catholic Church's charitable agencies, is seeking ways in using Pope Francis' "Laudato Si" in inculcating the wisdom of indigenous peoples to other societies.
February 08, 2019
A 75-year-old Swiss priest, the Rev. Xavier Arbex, who has lived and worked in Peru for over 40 years, has said that little has changed since Pope Francis' visit a year ago. The priest has decried the abuse done to people as well as the environment.
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Nathan Beacom January 14, 2019
The latest five-year farm bill continues a pattern of subsidizing corporations while squeezing every last drop of use out of farm families and cropland.
The Editors October 19, 2018
A fatalistic attitude is not the proper response to climate change.
Water from the melting Aletsch Glacier in the Swiss Alps runs down through a hole in 2015. While everyone has a role and responsibility to help safeguard the planet, all governments must uphold commitments agreed upon in the Paris Accord on reducing climate change, Pope Francis said. (CNS photo/Denis Balibouse, Reuters)
Without concerted and immediate efforts toward sustainable development, "There is a real danger that we will leave future generations only rubble, deserts and refuse," Pope Francis said on July 6.
Pope Francis meets with energy executives in Rome. Photo courtesy of Vatican Media.
Gerard O’Connell June 09, 2018
Pope Francis said the challenge is “to find ways of ensuring the immense supply of energy required to meet the needs of all, while developing means of using natural resources that avoid creating environmental imbalances.”