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Papal Encyclical “On Care for our Common Home”

July 29, 2015 – The new papal encyclical Laudato Si’ is a signature piece of Pope Francis’ pontificate.  A topic of significant discussion at the recent Spiritan General Assembly in Pittsburgh, it is highly recommended reading for prayer and reflection as Catholics seek to deepen our reverence and respect for the world in which we live.   Click here to order a copy from USCCB or to download an easy to read PDF version online.

The Vatican Press Office has provided a succinct summary of the document which can be accessed here courtesy of America Magazine.

Other resources for studying and implementing this thought-provoking papal encyclical can be found at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website as well as through United States Catholic Mission Association courtesy of the  Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach– beginning on page 8 of the Mission Update.