Archbishop Rolando Tirona, Caritas Philippines national director, delivers his homily during Mass to mark the third anniversary of Laudato Si at St. Scholastica’s College in Manila. Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment was not written to be put on a bookshelf, but to held be in one’s hand, to be read, and then to take action, a church official said.
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The quest for reconciliation drew more than 80 Jesuit partners in mission to Regis University in Denver June 18-21. With four days of presentations, small group discussions, beautiful liturgies and reflection time, attendees were challenged to discern how they might “see, think and act” in new ways to create change and reconciliation in their work and, through that, in the broader world.
As many of you already know, the Higher Education for Social Transformation (HEST) is a programme promoted by the JCEP (the Jesuit Conference of European Provincials). It is envisioned as a fifteen-year, pan-continental, cross-disciplinary endeavor
On the third anniversary of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on the care for our common home, we are continuously urged to hear “both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor” (LS, 160). The need to stir compassion and action for our common home among individuals and communities remains a pressing concern.
An International Conference entitled “Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth” is set to take place in the Vatican on 5 and 6 July. Organized to coincide with the third anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Laudato Sì”, the event will see the participation of Vatican Officials and climate change experts.
On the occasion of the third anniversary of Laudato Si’, the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is organizing an International Conference on the 3rd Anniversary of Laudato Si’: Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth from 5 to 6 July 2018. This conference aspires to communicate the deep urgency and profound concern for the precarious state of our common planetary home and reiterate the “need for substantial changes in policy and lifestyle to safeguard Creation.”