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Church Environment Responsibility

Protect mankind from self-destruction

By on February 22, 2020

“destruction. The work of the Church seeks not only to remind everyone of the duty to care for nature, but at the same time “she must above all protect mankind from self-destruction”.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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Change Environment Growth Life People Unity

Have the courage to go against the tide

By on February 22, 2020

“Have the courage to go against the tide of this culture of efficiency, this culture of waste. Encountering and welcoming everyone, solidarity—a word that is being hidden by this culture, as if it were a bad word—solidarity and fraternity: these are what make our society truly human.”
― Pope…


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Environment

Our relationship with the world

By on February 19, 2020

“If we approach nature and the environment without this openness to awe and wonder, if we no longer speak the language of fraternity and beauty in our relationship with the world, our attitude will be that of masters, consumers, ruthless exploiters, unable to set limits on their immediate needs….


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Environment Faith Growth Indifference Life Responsibility

Shared responsibility for others and the world

By on February 19, 2020

“We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and that being good and decent are worth it. We have had enough of immorality and the mockery of ethics, goodness, faith and honesty. It is time to…


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Economic Justice Environment

The failure of global summits on the environment

By on February 18, 2020

“The failure of global summits on the environment make it plain that our politics are subject to technology and finance.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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Economic Justice Environment

The cry of the earth and the cry of the poor

By on February 15, 2020

“Today, however, we have to realize that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common…


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Environment Faith Idolatry Life

The purpose and meaning of everything

By on February 13, 2020

“Or indeed when the desire to create and contemplate beauty manages to overcome reductionism through a kind of salvation which occurs in beauty and in those who behold it. An authentic humanity, calling for a new synthesis, seems to dwell in the midst of our technological culture, almost unnoticed,…


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Environment Life

A complete explanation of life

By on January 10, 2020

“It cannot be maintained that empirical science provides a complete explanation of life, the interplay of all creatures and the whole of reality.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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Beliefs Environment Faith Life

Protectors of God’s handiwork

By on January 10, 2020

“Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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Environment Renewal

A renewal of humanity itself

By on January 7, 2020

“There can be no renewal of our relationship with nature without a renewal of humanity itself.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’

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