Back to Basics: Reading Laudato Si

I wrote the first Laudato Si in Action article 3 years ago in May of 2019 and to celebrate that milestone as well as Laudato Si week, which is celebrated this year during the week of May 22, I thought I would write this week about the genesis of this column: Pope Francis’ encyclical, LaudatoContinue reading “Back to Basics: Reading Laudato Si”

Not Just an Encyclical for the Environment

Papal encyclicals take their name from the latin encyclius, or circle. Originally, the name came from the fact that an encyclical was a letter that circulated from the Holy Father to bishops, and then to priests, and finally to all members of the Holy See. The term encyclical is used today to refer to aContinue reading “Not Just an Encyclical for the Environment”