In his second encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care For Our Common Home, Pope Francis draws all Christians into a dialogue with every person on the planet about our common home. We as human beings are united by the concern for our planet and every living thing that dwells on it, especially the poorest and most vulnerable. Pope Francis' letter joins the body of the Church's social and moral teaching and draws on the best scientific research, providing the foundation for "the ethical and spiritual itinerary that follows." Laudato Si' outlines: The current state of our "common home", The Gospel message as seen through creation, The human causes of the ecological crisis, Ecology and the common good, Pope Francis' call to action for each of us, Our Sunday Visitor has included discussion questions, making this edition perfect for individual or group study, leading all Catholics and Christians into a deeper understanding of the importance of this teaching. Book jacket.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-18 - Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor
In his second encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care For Our Common Home, Pope Francis draws all Christians into a dialogue with every person on the planet about our common home. We as human beings are united by the concern for our planet and every living thing that dwells on it,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-08 - Publisher: Orbis Books
Brings together the full text of Laudato Si'with reflections by Sean McDonagh, one of the foremost Catholic proponents of ecological awareness. In addition to an overview of the history of Catholic teaching and the environment, he elaborates on several of the specific themes in the encyclical including climate change, biodiversity,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-02 - Publisher: Ignatius Press
The earth is the common home of humanity. It is a gift from God. Yet man’s abuse of freedom threatens that home. In his encyclicalPraise Be to You (Laudato Si’), Pope Francis challenges all people to praise God for his glorious creation and to work to safeguard her. The encyclical
This appeal from Pope Francis to all who inhabit this planet states that humans have made "irresponsible use" of the Earth, that climate change affects most people living in poverty, and that we must unite to protect the planet. Ultimately, Pope Francis challenges all people to praise and thank God