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Communication Environment

Two separate crises

By on November 25, 2021

“We are faced not with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather with one complex crisis which is both social and environmental.”
― Pope Francis, Laudato Si — On Care for Our Common Home


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Environment Life

We ourselves are dust of the earth

By on November 24, 2021

“the earth herself, burdened and laid waste, is among the most abandoned and maltreated of our poor; she “groans in travail” (Rom 8:22). We have forgotten that we ourselves are dust of the earth (cf. Gen 2:7); our very bodies are made up of her elements, we breathe her…


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Change Environment Growth Life People Unity

Have the courage to go against the tide

By on November 18, 2021

“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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Beliefs Environment Faith Life

Protectors of God’s handiwork

By on November 18, 2021

“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 Faith Growth Indifference Life Responsibility

Shared responsibility for others and the world

By on November 14, 2021

“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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Environment Renewal

A renewal of humanity itself

By on November 10, 2021

“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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Change Environment Life Responsibility

One of the greatest challenges of our time

By on November 7, 2021

“This is one of the greatest challenges of our time: to convert ourselves to a type of development that knows how to respect creation.”
― Pope Francis


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Environment

Sincere concern for the environment

By on November 3, 2021

“The mindset which leaves no room for sincere concern for the environment is the same mindset which lacks concern for the most vulnerable members of society.”
― Pope Francis


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Beliefs Environment

The unbridled exploitation of nature

By on October 25, 2021

“We are not God. The earth was here before and it has been given to us. This allows us to respond to the charge that Judeo-Christian thinking, on the basis of the Genesis account which grants man “dominion” over the earth, has encouraged the unbridled exploitation of nature by…


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Acceptance Compassion Disability Economic Justice Environment People

Everything is connected

By on October 22, 2021

“When we fail to acknowledge as part of reality the worth of a poor person, a human embryo, a person with disabilities – to offer just a few examples – it becomes difficult to hear the cry of nature itself; everything is connected.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common…

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The prayer of adoration is the prayer that makes us recognize God as the beginning and the end of all of History. And this prayer is the living flame of the Spirit that gives strength to witness and to mission.