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Calling for an active caring and praising for our common home

Photo-in-the-Caring-for-the-Environment-articlePope Francis’ encyclical on the environment Laudato Si’ has won many hearts, as it speaks to the world of the realities of today, both in the context of environment and social justice. He reminds us consistently to draw in those who are in the margins, those who are excluded into the core of the discussions and the discourse on the environment and economics. For Pope Francis, the global environment and human environment either improve or deteriorate together.

Integral ecology: everything is connected

national_catholic_reporterIntegral ecology is a key concept in chapter four of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. It flows from his understanding that “everything is closely related” and that “today’s problems call for a vision capable of taking into account every aspect of the global crisis.”