Catholic Earthcare shares the vision of Laudato si’ across Australia

Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in Inspiration, Networks, News, Parishes, Schools
Catholic Earthcare shares the vision of Laudato si’ across Australia

What an exciting time to be working in the Catholic Church! As you can imagine, the last six weeks have been extremely busy for our Catholic Earthcare team. Since Pope Francis released Laudato si’ on June 18, we have been flooded with media enquiries and requests to speak at events. We have been posting all the details on Facebook and Twitter, but we also wanted to share some of the highlights with you below. Media There has been a high level of media […]

World-first comprehensive response to Laudato si’ published

Posted on Aug 4, 2015 in Networks, News, Parishes
World-first comprehensive response to Laudato si’ published

We are delighted to announce that our new book, The Francis Effect II: Praised Be You – On Care for our Common Home, was released on Tuesday August 4. The Francis Effect II is a unique collaboration from three Catholic agencies – Catholic Earthcare Australia, Catholic Mission and Catholic Religious Australia. The book was produced in response to Pope Francis’ ground-breaking Encyclical Laudato si’. This is the first comprehensive response to Laudato si’ published in Australia, and it offers an exclusive […]

Bishop Michael Kennedy reflects on Laudato Si’

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in News, Parishes
Bishop Michael Kennedy reflects on Laudato Si’

Bishop Michael Kennedy, our new Catholic Earthcare Chairperson and Bishop of the Diocese of Armidale, has a particular interest in the Pope’s message in Laudato Si’. Below, he reflects on some of the important themes in the Encyclical and the way in which it has been received here in Australia. Not everyone is happy about what Pope Francis has had to say in Laudato Si’, his encyclical letter on the environment. One critic described the document as “a mixture of junk science, junk economics […]


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