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Blog: On Laudato Si’/ On Care for Our Common Home

Sister Elizabeth Geraghty, CSJ, shares her thoughts with excerpts from On Laudato Si/ On Care for Our Common Home. Pope Francis’ entire encyclical is available here. 

Reflections on Laudato Si’ – Part 6

The culture of relativism is the same disorder which drives one person to take advantage of another, to treat others as mere objects, imposing forced labor on them or enslaving them to pay their debts.
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Reflections on Laudato Si’ – Part 5

Nobody is suggesting a return to the Stone Age, but we do need to slow down and look at reality in a different way...
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Reflections on Laudato Si’ – Part 4

Concern for the environment thus needs to be joined to a sincere love for our fellow human beings and an unwavering commitment to resolving the problems of society.
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Reflections on Laudato Si’ – Part 3

"Tilling” refers to cultivating, ploughing or working, while “keeping” means caring, protecting, overseeing and preserving. This implies a relationship of mutual responsibility between human beings and nature.
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Reflections on Laudato Si’ – Part 2

Fresh drinking water is an issue of primary importance, since it is indispensable for human life and for supporting terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
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On Laudato Si’ – part 1

New Blog: Sister Elizabeth Geraghty shares her reflections and excerpts from Pope Francis' encyclical. “Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with colored flowers and herbs.
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