18 September 2023

Climate crisis compels Laudato Si update

Pope Francis’ follow-up document to his 2015 encyclical on the environment will reportedly be released on October 4. The pope said he was updating the document because of the current issues affecting large parts of the planet and called on Catholics to work to help protect our ‘common home’.

God’s lavish generosity

Many of the grim-faced youths waiting to have their feet washed that Holy Thursday were heavily tattooed. They were familiar with the harsh realities of crime and violence. Nevertheless, the elderly figure knelt before them, gently washed then dried their feet, and kissed their feet lovingly.