Category Archives: Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Address to Congress: Entering into Dialogue

  Pope Francis’ address to the joint session of Congress was an historical milestone.  His message, not surprisingly, called on Congress and all Americans to be beacons of light and hope, especially for the poor, the elderly, the immigrant, the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Encyclical 2015

“Laudato Si” This video was released on YouTube by the Vatican on June 18, 2015, the date that the Encyclical on the Environment was issued.   The captions are in Italian, English and Spanish. Este video fue publicado en YouTube … Continue reading

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“…Development that does not leave in its wake a better world and an integrally higher quality of life cannot be considered progress.”

                                                                     –Pope Francis, Encyclical Letter on Ecology,                                                                       “Laudato Si” (Praised Be)  Following is the third and final set of excerpts from Laudato Si, prepared by the Catholic Climate Covenant in Washington, DC, and published on June 18, 2015. … Continue reading

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“A fragile world, entrusted by God to human care, challenges us to devise intelligent ways of directing, developing, and limiting our power.”

                                                                –Pope Frances, Encyclical Letter on Ecology,                                                                 “Laudato Si” (Praised Be)  The following are excerpts from Laudato Si, prepared by the Catholic Climate Covenant, in Washington, DC, and published on June 18, 2015. The first four segments were posted … Continue reading

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“Never have we so hurt and mistreated our common home as we have in the last 200 years.”

–Pope Francis, Encyclical Letter on Ecology, “Laudato Si” (Praised Be) The following are excerpts from Laudato Si, prepared by the Catholic Climate Covenant, in Washington, DC., and published on June 18, 2015. These are the first four sections of the … Continue reading

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