On Tuesday 1st August, the Patriarch of Lisbon, H.E. Card. Manuel Clemente, celebrated the Holy Opening Mass of the XXXVII World Youth Day, which takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, until 6th August. Thousands of young people from all over the world took part, gathered at Parco Edoardo VII; as part of the Integral Ecology program, 40 Friars Minor from many parts of the world have taken care of the Park and the gardens it contains.
Entered his 6th day of water-only hunger strike for climate justice. He and four other members of the Youth-led Sunrise Movement for social and climate justice have been doing it in Washington DC, in front of the White House. The stakes are high.
It is with great joy that we share with you that the Pontifical University Antonianum of Rome is about to present its new program of studies: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a specialization in Integral Ecology, as part of the 2021-2022 formation program.
In the spirit of Laudato Si’ 2021, the platform “Prayer Network for the Care of Creation”, a network of communities committed to the healing of our common home, has been created. The JPIC Office, with the support of Pro Monialibus, has invited the Poor Clares, the Capuchin Sisters and the Conceptionist Sisters to be part of this network.
To celebrate the end of the Laudato Si’ Special Anniversary Year, Pope Francis invites the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics to joyfully participate in Laudato Si’ Week 2021, to be held 16-24 May.