Vatican Marks First Anniversary Of Encyclical on Environment

Marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace launched a new website dedicated to the document and efforts around the world to put its teaching into practice.

Parish Plans for Environment

Dear Editor: As the anniversary of “Laudato Si’” draws near on June 18, many parishes in the diocese are beginning to plan activities for their churches. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has published a Discussion Guide for “Laudato Si’.” The USCCB provides us all with a comprehensive look into the inspiration from Pope Francis.