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Opening of Laudato Si’ Week by Pope Francis

St. Peter's Square Ciudad del Vaticano

On Sunday, May 22, Pope Francis will inaugurate the Laudato Si’ Week at the Sunday Angelus prayer from St. Peter’s Square in Rome.

Prayer Gathering from Uganda

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Welcoming prayer from Uganda. With the participation of people affected by the climate crisis who will share their testimony.

No More Biodiversity Collapse: Rebalancing Social Systems with Nature

ACU Rome Campus Largo Giovanni Berchet, 4, Rome

Led by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the Vatican COVID-19 Commission, this event aims to share wisdom, understanding, experiences, examples and ideas from each other and from biodiversity knowledge disciplines to educate, advocate and inspire the protection and restoration of biodiversity in advance of the COP15 meeting in 2022.

Empowering ECO-mmunity, Embracing the Poor

Manila’s Cathedral Cabildo cor. Beaterio St., Intramuros, Manila

Living Laudato Si’ Philippines in collaboration with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila’s Ecology Ministry is holding a whole-day event, which plans to involve the suffragan dioceses to showcase their responsiveness to the cries of the poor.

Fossil Fuels, Violence, and The Climate Crisis

Jeff Sachs and a Call to Action Against EACOP through Divestment. This webinar will present the importance of divestment to tackle the climate crisis, especially for Catholic organizations, and show examples from different continents about fossil fuel projects that damage the Earth and the poor.

Faith-Consistent Investing—Living Laudato Si’

An Tairseach Ecological Retreat Centre Kilmantin Hill, Wicklow Town

This event includes the launch of the Laudato Si Action Platform Investor Hub. One of the seven goals is ‘ecological economics’ (EE). This goal sets out a series of individual and institutional actions that can be taken to shift towards an economy in line with Laudato Si'.

Sneak Peek: Feature Documentary on Laudato Si’

Pope Francis and his inspiring encyclical, which has motivated millions to care for our common home and work against the climate crisis, will be the focus of an upcoming feature-length documentary, set to be released in early 2022. The film, tentatively titled “Laudato Si’,” features Pope Francis.