Laudato Si’ inspires Catholic inroads in caring for creation
By Susan Klemond
The Catholic Spirit
April 5, 2022
Many Catholics will identify with some aspect of Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for our Common Home,” and the more they learn about environmental issues, the better chance they’ll get involved in sustainability efforts, said panelists at a March 29 forum on the subject at Annunciation in Minneapolis, organized by the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota.
“Let’s talk about what’s important to us as people, together on this journey, where we are trying to create and help build the kingdom of heaven but we’re also on the journey to heaven,” said Kat Doyle, director of justice and peace ministries for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. “Both of those things together are what (‘Laudato Si’’) is about.”