Articles for encyclical

The Good Samaritan, Pair of Jesuits and St. Vincent

”Laudato Si’ taught us that EVERYTHING is connected; ‘Fratelli Tutti’ teaches us that EVERYONE is connected.”

The Focus of Prophecy and Pope Francis

“I would like to invite you to go on a journey together… I am calling it a journey because it requires a shift, a change.” Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Encyclical Read as a Puzzle

In a beautiful document on the call to human community, Pope Francis offers the “Good Samaritan” as a lens through which we can look at the many serious problems of a polarized and insensitive world.

Pope Francis – See, Judge, Act

Pope Francis - See, Judge, Act    A prominent theologian remarks on the structure of the encyclical Laudato Si of Pope Francis. He points to the See - Judge - Act methodology. The following highlights this methodology for the followers of St. Vincent de Paul and...
Praise Be || Laudato Si

Praise Be || Laudato Si

The long awaited papal encyclical on the interaction of humans and their environment was released today. It's prompting reflection and commentary everywhere. "This sister now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and...

Pope’s encyclical to be on the environment

The Vatican, through the pope's press spokesman, announced that Pope Francis is working on his first encyclical, dealing with the environment. Not surprising that he chose this topic since it is a theme he has often broached. On March 16, 2013, Francis stated he chose...

Official summary of First Encyclical

Official summary of First Encyclical

Here is an official summary of Pope Francis' first encyclical, “Lumen Fidei”, published today, July 5th, 2013 and signed on June 29th of the same year. --- --- --- Lumen fidei – The light of faith (LF) is the first Encyclical signed by Pope Francis. Divided into four...

Pope’s First Encyclical

Pope’s First Encyclical

Rome Reports writes....Lumen Fidei, or the 'Light of Faith' is the title of Pope Francis' first encyclical. The document, which reflects on the 'Year of Faith' was started by Benedict XVI when he was still Pope. After his resignation, the document was passed on to...

Pope’s first Encyclical due July 5th

http://en.romereports.com The Vatican announced that Pope Francis' first encyclical will be titled 'Lumen Fidei,' which translates to 'The Light of Faith.' The encyclical was started by Benedict XVI when he was still Pope. Francis finished it, describing it as a...

Encyclical on Poverty

Pope Francis writing encyclical on poverty... “Benedict XVI is finishing writing the encyclical on faith which will be signed by Pope Francis. Following this, he himself will prepare his first encyclical on the poor: Beati pauperes,” Bishop Luigi Martella of the...

Papal encyclical for Year of Faith announced

Papal encyclical for Year of Faith announced

Pope Benedict XVI’s fourth encyclical will be released in the first half of 2013, timed to coincide with the Year of Faith. “The Pope is preparing a new encyclical on the subject of faith, to be published in the first half of next year, during the Year of Faith,”...

Frederick Ozanam and Social Justice

Frederick Ozanam and Social Justice

"I ask you: let us occupy ourselves with people who have too many needs and not enough rights, who call out rightly for a greater involvement in public affairs, for guarantees of work --- and who cry out against misery." Frederick Ozanam wrote to his friend Foisset in...

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