In view of the 5th anniversary of the publication of the Encyclical Laudato si’, Pope Francis recently recorded a video message in which he addresses Catholic communities around the world.
“What kind of world do we want to leave to those who will come after us, to children who are growing up?” Pope Francis asks in his video message.
“Motivated by this question”, he says, “I would like to invite you to participate in Laudato Si’ Week from 16-24 May 2020. It is a global campaign on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the encyclical letter Laudato si’: On the care of our common home.”
The Pope also renews his urgent call to respond to the ecological crisis: “The cry of the earth and the cry of the poor cannot continue”, he says.
“Let’s take care of creation, a gift of our good Creator God. Let’s celebrate Laudato Si’ Week together.”
To find a number of suggestions and resources for help planning now to take up this challenge in May, click on the following link: