Pope Francis Announces Day of “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation”

Building energy for his recent encyclical entitled Ladauto Si', Pope Francis announced September 1st as a Catholic "World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation."

Laudato Si’: Do You Invite Your Children Into Encounter With God’s Creation?

As I stepped off a tiny airplane onto a wet tarmac in my childhood hometown, the sweet aroma of post-rain mountain air stopped me in my tracks.  Each clean breath seemed to clear from my head the smog and drought and allergies of the city…

Asia Pacific Jesuit Conference Expresses Support for Pope Francis’s Encyclical

The Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific has published statement expressing "sincere and enthusiastic" support for Pope Francis's encyclical Laudato Si'. The statement signed by each of the Asia Pacific conference provincials and conference president Very Rev. Mark Raper, S.J. was approved their July assembly in Siem Reap, Cambodia in mid-July.