KEY PAPAL DOCUMENTS

Pope Francis released his Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ on June 18, 2015 in Rome, with the subtitle, ‘On care for our common home.’
The encyclical calls on us to be protectors of one another, and of the environment.

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Pope Francis released his Encyclical Letter Fratelli Tutti on October 3, 2020 in Rome, with the subtitle, ‘On Fraternity and Social Friendship’.

“As I was writing this letter, the Covid-19 pandemic unexpectedly erupted, exposing our false securities…For all our hyper-connectivity, we witnessed a fragmentation that made it more difficult to resolve problems that affect us all…

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Pope Francis released his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium on November 24, 2013 in Rome, with the subtitle, ‘The Joy of the Gospel’.

“…[183]… An authentic faith – which is never comfortable or completely personal – always involves a deep desire to change the world, to transmit values, to leave this earth somehow better that we found it. We love this magnificent planet on which God has put us, and we love the human family which dwells here, with all its tragedies and struggles, its hopes and aspirations, its strengths and weaknesses. The earth is our common home and all of us are brothers and sisters. If indeed “the just ordering of society and of the state is a central responsibility of politics”, the Church “cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice”.

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