Season of Creation: Our Moral Imperative to Act on Climate Change – Pope Francis
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Season of Creation: Our Moral Imperative to Act on Climate Change – Pope Francis

The global climate crisis will require us to transform the way we act, says His Holiness Pope Francis. Delivering a visionary TED Talk from Vatican City yesterday, the Holy Father proposes three courses of action to address the world’s growing environmental problems and economic inequalities, illustrating how all of us can work together, across faiths…

Pakistan: Devastating Floods in Sindh Province
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Pakistan: Devastating Floods in Sindh Province

Schools in the province of Sindh in Pakistan have been forced to close for the past six months due to Covid-19. Recent devastating floods have added to the misery. Sr Ghazala PBVM who runs the educational outreach programme in the Khipro area sent this slide show:

South Sudan: Kuron Peace Village – Devastating Floods
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South Sudan: Kuron Peace Village – Devastating Floods

Season of Creation: African Involvement
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Season of Creation: African Involvement

Scheduled to begin 1 September, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and conclude 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron of animals and the environment, this year’s event has been organized under the theme, “Jubilee for the Earth: New Rhythms, New Hope.” “On 1st September, we will have…

Season of Creation: The Earth Sessions
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Season of Creation: The Earth Sessions

This is a space to encounter creation with God; to reflect on your own experiences of creation and discern the ways you are moved into action, to help take care of our common home. 

Enschede, The Netherlands: An Explosion of Creativity in Times of Corona
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Enschede, The Netherlands: An Explosion of Creativity in Times of Corona

These corona times mean that I have a lot of time for the garden and presbytery. A working group has now been formed for the garden to turn the walls of the presbytery garden into an exhibition of paintings. There is also an Our Lady’s chapel against the large tree in the middle of the…

Covid-19 and typhoon Vongfong: Double Trouble for Poor Filipinos
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Covid-19 and typhoon Vongfong: Double Trouble for Poor Filipinos

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Laudato Si’ Year: 24 May 2020 – 24 May 2021
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Laudato Si’ Year: 24 May 2020 – 24 May 2021

After praying the Regina Coeli on Sunday, Pope Francis recalled the fifth anniversary of his encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ On the Care for our Common Home.’ He said the document sought to “call attention to the cry of the Earth and of the poor.” The Pope then invited everyone to take part in the Laudato Si’…

Laudato Si’ Week: An Indian Perspective
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Laudato Si’ Week: An Indian Perspective

“This pandemic and the subsequent lockdown have also been a time to see and marvel and many ways that nature is healing. Beautiful snowcapped mountains can be seen from a distance, beautiful and rare birds are singing in the trees, dolphins are swimming close to our shores and deer and other animals are being sighted….

Laudato Si’ Week: Four Key Themes
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Laudato Si’ Week: Four Key Themes

As Laudato Si’ celebrates its fifth anniversary this week, its central message in addressing issues of our common home has never been more relevant now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Celia Deane-Drummond, Director of Laudato Si’ Research Institute at Campion Hall, University of Oxford, explains why by highlighting four key themes that have emerged. Source:…

Laudato Si’ Week: ‘Creation is the First Epiphany of God’ – Kenya Nuncio Bert van Megen
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Laudato Si’ Week: ‘Creation is the First Epiphany of God’ – Kenya Nuncio Bert van Megen

“Creation is God’s first and primordial revelation. Creation is, indeed, the very first epiphany of God,” the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Bert van Megen said Monday, May 18 at the Nairobi ceremony, which was live streamed on Facebook. “Pope Francis continually shows how Laudato Si’ is animated by the spirit of…

Our Common Home: ‘Laudato Si’ in a Nutshell
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Our Common Home: ‘Laudato Si’ in a Nutshell