Laudato Si

Pope vents frustration over lack of political will to implement ‘Laudato Si’

By Elise Harris, Crux, December 6, 2019 ROME - A little more than four years after Pope Francis published one of his most provocative documents, not to mention perhaps his most political, in the form of his eco-encyclical Laudato Si, the pontiff appears increasingly disappointed in the way the... read more

Pope Francis proposes adding ‘ecological sin’ against ‘common home’ to catechism

By Dorothy Cummings McLean  VATICAN CITY, November 15, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis said today that he is thinking about adding the “‘ecological sin’ against our common home” to the Catechism of the Catholic Church. "We have to introduce―we are thinking about it―to... read more

Pope Francis warns against sovereignism: “It leads to war”

In an interview, the pontiff says: «Europe shall not break apart, it must be saved, it has human and Christian roots». «Ursula von der Leyen can revive the strength of the Founding Fathers» With Domenico Agasso, Jr. , LaStampa, August 9, 2019 VATICAN CITY. The Pope opens the door on time... read more
Pope Francis is greeted by a member of an indigenous group from the Amazon region Peru, January 19, 2018.

In new interview, pope explains aim of synod, warns against nationalism

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service, August 9, 2019 The upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon is an "urgent" gathering, not of scientists and politicians, but for the church whose main focus in discussions will be evangelization, Pope Francis said in a new interview. VATICAN CITY (CNS) --... read more