2020 Laudato Si’ Articles

Extreme heat, wildfires, storms marked advance of climate change in 2020
By Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service

December 29, 2020

Brazil: taking responsibility for creation along the Paranapanema River
By Andressa Collet
Vatican News
December 15, 2020

Economy of Francesco imagines an inclusive, sustainable world
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
November 20, 2020

Laudato si’ in Australia: a conversion story
By Giada Aquilino
Vatican News
November 17, 2020

Climate crisis, COVID-19 demand interfaith action, say religious leaders
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
November 6, 2020

Religion and Integral Ecology: Five Years of Laudato Si
The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs
November 4, 2020

Brazilian archdiocese joins plastic recycling program to reduce ocean waste
By Lise Alves
Catholic News Service
October 23, 2020

The inauguration of the “Laudato si’ Garden”, a symbol of a new model of development
Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
September 25, 2020

Pope: Compassion for earth is vaccine against epidemic of indifference
Catholic News Service
September 15, 2020

EarthBeat Weekly: Pope Francis' ecological conversion on the way to Laudato Si'
By Barbara Fraser
National Catholic Reporter
September 11, 2020

Pope Francis will sign new encyclical on human fraternity at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi
By Gerard O’Connell
America: The Jesuit Review

September 5, 2020

Pope Francis on the ‘ecological conversion’ that led him to ‘Laudato Si’
By Gerard O’Connell
America: The Jesuit Review
September 3, 2020

Pope Francis: a new encyclical to outline his post-COVID 19 vision?
By Andrea Gagliarducci
Catholic News Agency
September 1, 2020

Pope Francis could launch new encyclical in September
Rome Reports
September 1, 2020

Pope: peace with Creator, harmony with creation
By Vatican News
September 1, 2020

'Creation Is Groaning!': Pope Francis Denounces Endless Growth, Humanity's Assault on Nature
By Andrea Germanos
Common Dreams
September 1, 2020

Virginia shines as solar hot spot in Catholic Energies expansion
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
August 12, 2020

Polarized U.S. publics, Pope Francis, and climate change: Reviewing the studies and data collected around the 2015 Papal Encyclical
By Asheley R. Landrum and Rosalynn Vasquez
WIREs Climate Change
August 10, 2020 

Five Years After Speaking Out on Climate Change, Pope Francis Sounds an Urgent Alarm
By James Bruggers
Inside Climate News
August 7, 2020

Pope at Audience launches new catechesis series on healing the world
By Robin Gomes
Vatican News
August 5, 2020

Pope Francis discusses climate crisis with well-known Italian journalist
By Gerard O’Connell
America: The Jesuit Review
August 2, 2020

Theologian praises Ireland's green new deal but questions: Will it happen?
By Sarah Mac Donald
National Catholic Reporter
July 24, 2020

UK faith leaders call for environment-focused economic recovery
Independent Catholic News
July 5, 2020

Discovering ecological conversion in the spirit of Laudato Si'
By Doug DeMeo
National Catholic Reporter
July 3, 2020

Discerning what the Vatican really means when it comes to divestment
By Bill Mitchell
National Catholic Reporter
June 19, 2020

Vatican urges Catholics to drop investments in fossil fuels, arms
By Philip Pullella
June 18, 2020

Vatican document on integral ecology: Safeguarding Creation is everyone’s responsibility
By Isabella Piro
Vatican News
June 18, 2020

New Vatican document outlines city-state's environmental efforts
226-page report includes suggestions for Catholic institutions, including divestment
By Joshua J. McElwee
National Catholic Reporter

June 18, 2020

Dominican sisters commit $46 million to seed new climate solutions funds
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
June 18, 2020

Season of Creation to take place during special Laudato Si’ Year
By Devin Watkins
Vatican News
May 25, 2020

Year-long celebration to mark fifth anniversary of Laudato Si’
By Hannah Brockhaus
Herald Mayalsia
May 24, 2020

During Laudato Si' Week, 24 Catholic entities divest from fossil fuels
By Dennis Sadowski
Catholic Standard
May 23, 2020

Laudato sì in a time of COVI-19: Cry of the poor and cry of the Earth are connected
By Paul Samasumo
Vatican News
May 22, 2020

Laudato Si’ at five: Dioceses embrace pope’s call for care of the earth
By Dennis Sadowski
May 20, 2020

For encyclical anniversary, @billmckibben has an idea for @Pontifex
By Bill McKibben
National Catholic Reporter
May 19, 2020

Vatican announces Laudato Si' anniversary year
By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service
May 18, 2020

Vatican office invites church on journey to 'total sustainability' in next decade
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
May 17, 2020

Here's what to expect for Laudato Si' Week as pope's ecology document turns five
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
May 15, 2020

Clergy: Urgency in pandemic response can apply to addressing climate change
by Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter
May 14, 2020

Laudato Tree Project’ aims for a greener future
Catholic Outlook
May 14, 2020

U.S.  Catholics  celebrate  5th  anniversary of Pope Francis’ call to care for  our common home  
Catholic Climate Covenant  
May 11, 2020

Jubilee for the Earth - looking to Laudato Si' Week
By Ellen Teague
Independent Catholic News
May 10, 2020

Laudato Si' at five: Dioceses embrace pope's call for care of the earth
By Dennis Sadowski
Catholic News Service
April 27, 2020

Pope says coronavirus pandemic could be nature's response to climate crisis
By Delia Gallagher
April 8, 2020

Francis issues 'urgent call' with plans for fifth anniversary of Laudato Si'
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
March 3, 2020

Laudato Si’’ at five: Project seeks to foster prayerful climate action
By Dennis Sadowski
Catholic News Service
Angelus News
February 20, 2020

Australian fires underline pope's focus on biodiversity in Laudato Si'
By Jesse Remedios
National Catholic Reporter
January 24, 2020

Retreat center shows that going green also saves some green
By Nick Mayrand
January 24, 2020

The ecological significance of the Eucharist
By Daniel P. Horan
National Catholic Reporter
January 22, 2020

Notre Dame ceases use of coal year ahead of schedule, heeds pope's call to care for Earth
By Marissa Gebhard, Office of the Executive Vice President
Notre Dame Works
January 6, 2020

First Catholic dioceses in England divest from fossil fuels
Operation Noah
Independent Catholic News
January 6, 2020