Remembering, Together, St. Francis And Last Year’s Release Of Laudato Si’
Laudato si’, whether approached with the humility of an open and teachable heart, or whether viewed through the eyes of a questioning but thoughtful skeptic, is an extraordinary mosaic, one which artfully draws from the material, the moral, and the spiritual worlds.
It reminds us to be mindful both of our common home and our common oneness. It tightly binds together the sanctity of our earthly home with the sanctity of human life – at every stage, and in every form, without exception.
As an encyclical addressed to humanity as a whole, it is subject to parsing, exegesis, and critical application