Pope Francis has called for Catholics to celebrate the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on September 1. Orthodox brothers and sisters already mark this day.
It’s a good opportunity to consider the message of the Pope’s recent encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home. The Catholic Comments podcast from Creighton University’s Center for Catholic Thought recently took up the themes of the encyclical. Listen to the conversation between podcast hosts John O’Keefe and Wendy M. Wright here.