Posts Tagged ‘Environment encyclical’

Pope forms an unusual partnership

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

A partnership has developed between “an agnostic and a pope, an ex-communist and a Catholic, an Italian and an Argentine, a gastronome and a theologian.” Carlo Petrini, founder of the international Slow Food movement, to broaden his environmental appeal. Despite their different ideologies, the two leaders have joined together to bring awareness to an issue Read more

Laudato si’ encyclical’s anniversary celebrations start on Sunday

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

The Vatican will launch a year-long celebration of Laudato si’ on Sunday, to mark Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment’s fifth anniversary. The “special Laudato si’ anniversary year” is an initiative of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. The Dicastery has organised events this week in the lead-up to the celebratory year, including several Read more

Beating COVID-19 is just the beginning

Monday, May 18th, 2020
laudato si week

As we have united against the coronavirus threat, let us also work together against climate change and all threats to healthy human life on this planet, we can grow through this crisis and build a better world together says  Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand  Director, Julianne Hickey. To mark 5th anniversary of the publication of the Read more

Warning that environment encyclical will provoke backlash

Friday, June 12th, 2015

A Peruvian archbishop has said Pope Francis must be prepared for strong criticism following publication of his encyclical on the environment. Archbishop Pedro Barreto Jimeno of Huancayo said the encyclical, to be released on June 18, will have many critics. This is because “because they want to continue setting rules of the game in which Read more

Pope’s environment encyclical release on June 16: Report

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Pope Francis’s much anticipated encyclical on the environment will be titled “Laudato Sii” (Praised Be) and will be released on June 16, a report states. A Twitter posting by a Spanish journalist from an event at the Vatican publishing house responsible for printing official documents revealed the information. The encyclical will be given an Italian Read more