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Read full text of "Laudato Si'"

On June 18, Pope Francis’ encyclical "Laudato Si’, On Care for Our Common Home” was formally released. Bishop David Walkowiak issued a statement on the teaching letter.

The Diocese of Grand Rapids is pleased to share the following resources:​

Read the full text of the encyclical (EnglishSpanish | Additional languages)

Environmental resources from the USCCB (Discussion guide, bulletin insert, quotes & more)

Overview of the encyclical (

Infographics (Archdiocese of Toronto)
Encyclical summary | What is an encyclical?


Photo credit: (main page) Flickr image "Sleeping Bear Dunes" by R. Kramer, Oct. 2009; (above) Laudato Si' cover image courtesy of the USCCB.