Laudato Si

An opportunity to study the letter on the environment by Pope FrancisThree Wednesdays in Septembertwo chapters each eveningThe Green Group at Lauriston Jesuit Centre invites you to get to grips with Pope Francis’ challenging and inspiring text, one chapter at a time, during three informal ecumenical discussion evenings 2nd, 9th and 16th September.We welcome the Eco-Congregation Scotland Environmental Chaplain, the Church of Scotland Climate Change Officer, and the other moderators, ...
"This home of ours is being ruined and that damages everyone, especially the poor," Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience yesterday, the day before his encyclical Laudato Si was published. "Mine is an appeal for responsibility ... I ask everyone to receive this document with an open spirit".The encyclical was launched at a press conference in the Vatican this morning. Among those who gave presentations was Cardinal Peter Turkson, the President of the Pontifical Council for Justice...
Scores of Jesuit Missions supporters were among the thousands who took part in yesterday’s Climate Coalition rally in Westminster. They were joined by students and staff from Jesuit schools, as well as Jesuits from Britain and overseas. Jesuit Missions is one of 100 organisations that make up the Climate Coalition, which is raising concerns over the threat posed by climate change and highlighting its impact on the world’s poorest communities.Addressing the campaigners in Farm Street Church Hall...

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