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S+L BLOG: Laudato Si



What’s behind the frame? When Pope Francis is photographed during a papal trip, it’s more than just a simple snapshot. Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Journalism wanted to know what we’re actually seeing in these photographs. By looking at Pope Francis’s apostolic visit to Cuba, they found the cultural background of photojournalists ...read more
In this episode of Vatican Connections we to talk about US President Donald Trump’s recent meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on May 24. Since then and only eight days after that historic visit, Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris agreement. In December 2015, 195 countries signed a climate accord, agreeing ...read more
What does Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si mean to us today, and what can we learn from it? Fr. Tom reflects on Pope Francis' Encyclical on the Environment as we commemorate World Environment day: June 5, 2018. ...read more
It can be difficult to get through winter in the city, especially when it seems all color has been sucked out of the landscape. Grey skies, iced-over trees, wet and muddy sidewalks, black coats, black boots, black, black, black, grey, grey, grey… these are not what dreams are made of. And, on the rare occasion when ...read more
“I echo the desire of many in expressing my hope that the objectives outlined by the Paris Agreement do not remain simply as good words, but rather that they are transformed into courageous decisions!“ Pope Francis, Message for World Food Day, Oct. 14, 2016 Small family farmers are at the heart of ecological justice.  That’s the message Development ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis mourns the death of Shimon Peres, he reflects on the two thieves who were crucified with Jesus during his General Audience and Canadian bishops continue their annual plenary meeting. From Cornwall, Ontario, Sebastian Gomes speaks with Fr. Michael Czerny, SJ about Laudato Si’, with Mons. John Kozar of the Catholic ...read more