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Pope Francis releases ecology encyclical 'Laudato Si'

June 18, 2015
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On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis released an encyclical on ecology entitled, "Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home." Prior to the public release, the Holy Father sent the encyclical to all Bishops around the world with a handwritten note, seen below.
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The note reads:
JHS
The Vatican, 16 June 2015
Dear brother,
In the bond of unity, charity and peace (LG 22) in which we live as Bishops, I send you my letter Laudato Si' on care of our common home, accompanied by my blessing.
United in the Lord, and please do not forget to pray for me.
Below you will find a link to the official encyclical, along with a 'map' of the encyclical, a summary of the encyclical and Questions and Answers.
Make sure you tune in to the S+L TV Special on the Ecological Encyclical. Airs Friday, June 19, 2015 at 9 pm ET.