What is an encyclical?

Laudato Si’. Credits: Johan Bergström-Allen / carmelite.org Billions of people have been motivated by Pope Francis’s encyclical letter Laudato Si’. But what exactly is an encyclical? Encyclicals began as sort of the e-mail of the early Church. They get their...

Catholics united in Sao Paulo for the care of creation

To celebrate the six years of Laudato Si’ in Brazil, events were held throughout the country to create a space for sharing and celebrating creation with the guidance of the Holy Spirit.  The first of the meetings, entitled “Water: Source of Life”,...

Divestment: Catholics’ moral imperative

Laudato Si’ Week 2021 continued on Wednesday with an inspiring dialogue on divestment, energy, and fossil fuels, and how Catholics around the world can lead the divestment movement. Rev. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam, Head of the Vatican’s Ecology and Creation...