It’s finally here – the long awaited Papal Encyclical Letter, LAUADTO SI’, by Pope Francis, on the Care for Our Common Home has been published!
The opening few statements tell it as it is:
“In the words of this beautiful canticle (Laudato sii), Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life…This sister now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and abuse of the goods with which God has endowed her. …Now, faced as we are with global environmental deterioration, I wish to address every person living on this planet…..” Follow the links below to see what the pope has to say
To download/read a copy for yourself follow this link: http://catholicnews.org.uk/laudato-si-download
Or, if you just want a brief synopsis of the work, then this is the link for you: http://catholicnews.org.uk/laudato-si-summary-download