Laudato Si' - Our Common Home and Climate Change

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Why this Matters

Every day, we witness the effects of the changing climate on poor and vulnerable people around the world. Farmers we serve are losing their crops due to erratic rainfall or warm temperatures. Families we serve are struggling to keep their homes as the water around them rises.

In Laudato Si’, we are reminded that it is our responsibility to care for the earth –- our common home. Here, Catholic Relief Services offers resources for you to respond, and stories for you to share, including:

Below, we share stories of how climate change impacts our brothers and sisters overseas. We invite you to visit often for these resources, and for updated stories.

Our relationship with the environment can never be isolated from our relationship with others and with God

- Pope Francis Laudato Si, 119