Articles for Laudato Si

Eight Things – Pope Francis, the Poor, Laudato Si

Have I ever thought about the impact of climate change on those who will bear the first effects and brunt of changes?

Laudato Si’ and Homelessness

One of the most important documents this century, Laudato si’ links climate change to poverty more powerfully than perhaps any previous assessment.

Social Justice Conversations: Pope Francis, Laudato Si, SVDP, the Poor

Pope Francis is following in the line of many of his predecessors in Laudato Si, On Care for Our Common Home, in promoting Catholic Social teaching. What is significant about Pope Francis’ approach is that he addresses Catholic Social teaching through the prism of...

Mercy2Earth Weekend

Brian Roewe from the National Catholic Reporter Writes: A coincidence of calendars this weekend presents for Catholics an uncommon occurrence, where Earth Day precedes Divine Mercy Sunday, an alignment of dates that has inspired some to use it as an occasion to live...
Does Laudato Si matter to you?

Does Laudato Si matter to you?

Was Laudato Si a "blip" or a "game changer"? An important question, no doubt. But a more important question for us is, does Laudato Si matter to you...and the Vincentian Family? Someone recently said of the Church “We’re collectively the largest global humanitarian...

Laudato Si’ Week and the Vincentian Family

Laudato Si’ Week and the Vincentian Family

International Catholic eco-groups like the Global Catholic Climate Movement want you to know about “Laudato Si’ Week,” June 12th through the 19th, and they want us all to take part. The goal is to keep the spotlight on the Holy Father’s eco-encyclical, and to continue...

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