CALL TO ACTION. Journalists attend a news conference for the presentation of Pope Francis’ new encyclical, “Laudato Si’,” at the Vatican on June 18, 2015.
Kevin AhernDrew ChristiansenDaniel P. ScheidAgnes M. BrazalDaniel P. HoranElizabeth Pyne
Looking back at a life-giving encyclical on The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
Children swim in a swollen river on Samar Island, Philippines, Dec. 8. Typhoon Hagupit left at least 21 people dead and forced more than a million people into shelters (CNS photo/Francis R. Malasig, EPA).
Laudato Si
Agnes M. Brazal
Coming from a fragile archipelago where the rise in sea level is highest in the world and extreme weather events are predicted to further increase this century, I worry for our future and fervently hope that the clarion call of Pope Francis will be heeded. “Laudato Si’” enjoins all