by Tony Magliano It’s courageous, it’s prophetic, it’s challenging, it’s holistic, it’s wonderful: That’s what I think of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home.” Quoting his patron saint, Francis of Assisi – who is also the patron saint of ecology – Pope Francis begins his papal letter with a … Continue reading REFLECTION: The green encyclical has arrived!
by Thomas Reese, S.J., NCR Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment is being translated into multiple languages and will be published probably in June. Here are five things to look for in the new encyclical. The encyclical will accept the scientific consensus that global warming is happening and that it is due to human activity. … Continue reading REFLECTION: 5 things to look for in the encyclical on the environment