Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation Laudate Deum emphasizes the severity and depth of our climate crisis, and the need for immediate and bold action to care for our common home. The Pope’s message underscores the timely and intrinsic link between our Catholic faith and the moral imperative to protect our common home and all people and creatures today and tomorrow.
*New! Respond to Pope Francis’ call for urgent climate action by taking “My Laudate Deum Action Pledge!”
(Infographics for sharing the “My Laudate Deum Action Pledge” can be found here.)
- Read Laudate Deum HERE
- Catholic Climate Covenant’s Press Release
- Catholic Climate Covenant’s Social Media Toolkit (resources for social media promotion)
- Frequently Asked Questions about Laudate Deum from Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM)
- Short video summarizing Laudate Deum from the Vatican Dicastery for Integral Human Development
- Vatican Infographics on Laudate Deum
- Cardinal Michael Czerny’s Laudate Deum message during global presentation on Oct. 4th, 2023
- From our partner, Ignatian Solidarity Network: Three short videos summarizing and highlighting major themes of Laudate Deum
a) Introduction + the Global Climate Crisis + a Growing Technocratic Paradigm | Laudate Deum
b) International Politics, Climate Conferences, and What to Expect from COP28 | Laudate Deum
c) Spiritual Motivations | Laudate Deum
- From our partner, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: Five Takeaways from Laudate Deum
- Caring for the Environment and Each Other: Pope Francis’ Follow-up to Laudato Si’, a public dialogue from Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life
- NCR article, ‘Laudate Deum’ a ‘timely call’ to ‘choose life or death,’ say Catholic ecological advocates“.
Catholic Climate Covenant Oct. 5th webinar:
Watch the Oct. 5th online conversation summarizing the main themes of the Apostolic Exhortation, and lifting the voices of scientists, young people, and those most impacted by the ecological crisis.