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Laudato Si’ Week News

Laudato Si’ Week News

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‘The Lord’s creation is not for sale’

‘The Lord’s creation is not for sale’

Ditebogo Lebea has experienced the climate crisis devastating creation. Her family in South Africa has endured flash flooding and droughts – the types of extreme weather that scientists say is much more likely with a warming planet. But she knows we can do better, and...

During Papal Angelus, Pope Francis launches Laudato Si’ Week

During Papal Angelus, Pope Francis launches Laudato Si’ Week

Pope Francis graciously started Laudato Si’ Week 2021 during his Papal Angelus (Regina Caeli) on Sunday 16 May. His Holiness warmly invited everyone to participate in the 10-day event and to learn more about how to “listen to the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor” during the global celebration.

Laudato Si’ Week 2021: Everything you need to know

Laudato Si’ Week 2021: Everything you need to know

Laudato Si’ Week 2021 is here! Here is everything you need to know about the crowning event of the Special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year: how you can participate in the global events, and how you can create change on the local level and help bring Laudato Si’ to life.

Laudato Si’ Week inspires incredible art

Laudato Si’ Week inspires incredible art

During Laudato Si’ Week, the Holy Spirit united hundreds of thousands of Catholics in praying, learning, and honoring the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change and ecology. Catholics united creatively as well.

Ringing bells for Laudato Si’ Week

Ringing bells for Laudato Si’ Week

Catholics around the world came together at noon local time on Sunday 24 May for a global day of prayer. Eglise Verte (Green Church) and Chrétiens Unis Pour La Terre (Christians United For The Earth) encouraged Catholics in France to come together once more on Sunday and ring bells in solidarity at 8 p.m. local time.

Top 5 Laudato Si’ Week Highlights

Top 5 Laudato Si’ Week Highlights

In the midst of a global pandemic that has exposed the faultlines of injustice in our societies, Catholics united to pray and reflect on how we can build a more just and sustainable future.

After coronavirus, Bergamo unites for Laudato Si’

After coronavirus, Bergamo unites for Laudato Si’

Despite having less than 10 percent of the population of nearby Milan, Bergamo has had more than half as many coronavirus cases as Italy’s second biggest city. But Catholics in Bergamo are resilient. During Laudato Si’ Week, they’re showing the world that a faith grounded in hope and driven by the Holy Spirit can overcome anything.