Laudato Si'

Statement of Cardinal Sean O’Malley on “Laudato Si”      

Laudato Si' and Small Groups  

 The Amazing Parish website presents clear and compelling reasons to offer small faith groups in a parish.  The publication of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' deserves attention.  Small study groups are a perfect way to read and understand this great work.  Many resources - free! - are available to help parishes get started.  A list of resources is available here. This is not meant to be an exhaustive compilation, but there are many different formats that can be used as is or adapted for the needs of the parish. 

Press Conference for Release of Encyclical Letter “Laudato Sì”
Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 11 am in the New Synod Hall in Vatican City, a Press Conference was held for the presentation of His Holiness Pope Francis’ Encyclical « Laudato si’, on the care of our common home».
The speakers were:
Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace; 
His Eminence Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon, representing the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Orthodox Church; 
Prof. John Schellnhuber, Founding Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; 
The Ecology Encyclical: Care for Our Common Home  

A panel discussion on the major themes and reactions to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si (Praised Be To You).  

The CatholicTV Network and aired this presentation June 23 - June 26, 2015.        


In light of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si, an attempt to discover why we should care for the environment.        

The CatholicTV Network and will air Creation beginning June 22 at the following times (all times Eastern):                 
Why should we care for the environment? 
Television series on Salt and Light Television in Canada 

This is the question that Salt + Light Television, in partnership with the Environmental Science and Studies Department of the University Of St. Thomas in Houston, attempts to answer with the new documentary series, Creation.