California’s bishops call for ecological conversion on ‘Laudato si’ milestone

June 18, 2019
By Christopher White

A man carries a sign during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Interfaith Peace Walk Jan. 18 in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City. The theme of this year’s event was “Hear the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor,” from Pope Francis’s encyclical “Laudato Si’.” Organizers aimed to draw attention to peace and justice issues, particularly climate change, poverty and income inequality. (Credit: CNS.)