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Resources and Information on Pope Francis' 2015 encylical "On Care for Our Common Home" (Laudato Si)



What is the best way college students can fight aganist global warming/climate change?
Wash clothes in cold water: 1 votes (4.35%)
Take shorter showers: 3 votes (13.04%)
Eat locally produced food: 3 votes (13.04%)
Recycle whenever possible: 11 votes (47.83%)
Turn off lights when leaving a room: 5 votes (21.74%)
Total Votes: 23

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Welcome to the main page from the Loras College Lib Guide on
Pope Francis's encyclical Laudato Si

Research Guide to Laudato Si

Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, "On Care for our Common Home", was released on June 18, 2015. This much anticipated letter marks a significant addition to the topic of environmental stewardship within the tradition of Catholic Social Teaching. It is hoped by many to also mark a watershed moment in Catholic thought about humanity's relationship with the Earth and our consequent moral responsibilities.

This research guide is designed to assist interested users in locating resources for independent research on the encyclical.

Links to Laudato Si:

Read the Encyclical on the Vatican's Website

Download and read the Encyclical as a PDF

Who is Pope Francis