Seattle Archdiocese Redeveloping Property Into Affordable Housing

The Archdiocese of Seattle and its St. James Cathedral will sell and redevelop four properties in the city’s First Hill neighborhood as part of a project that aims to create affordable housing and steer the neighborhood towards carbon neutrality.

Pope’s New Encyclical Offers ‘Voter’s Guide’ for Post-Pandemic World

Pope Francis’s new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti,” outlines his recipe for rebuilding a post-pandemic world, beginning with a complete restructuring of politics and civil discourse in order to create systems prioritizing the community and the poor, rather than individual or market interests.

Pope Will Sign New Encyclical in Assisi Oct. 3

Pope Francis will travel to Assisi Oct. 3 to sign an encyclical on the social, political and economic obligations that flow from a belief that all people are children of God and therefore brothers and sisters to one another.

Meaning of Encyclical

Dear Editor: As we know, an encyclical is one the highest forms of teaching from the pope. I was quite disappointed by your editorial (“Impacting the World,” June 27): watering down the extensive content of the message to a “care for each other,” which is the core message but without mentioning any local commitment to […]

Encyclical’s ‘To Do’ List

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, On Care for Our Common Home” points to numerous ways world organizations, nations and communities must move forward and the way individuals – believers and people of good will – should see, think, feel and act. Here are some of the pope’s suggestions, with references in […]