Year-old Laudato Si’ has stirred up action for Earth

June 16, 2016
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter

Last year’s arrival of Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home” marked a significant moment as the Catholic church substantially entered the realm of environmental concern at a time when global attention toward the Earth’s degradation, in particular by climate change, was nearing a peak.