Laudato Si'

In June, 2015, Pope Francis issued his highly-anticipated encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', bringing the world’s attention to importance of caring for God’s creation, an issue of great importance to Catholic Relief Services. Our president, Carolyn Woo, spoke at the Vatican press conference launching the document. As former dean of the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame, Woo spoke on the role of business, asking the question, “What kind of world do we want to leave our children?”

CRS Responds to Pope Francis' Encyclical, Laudato Si'


Anna Ruiz
Catholic Relief Services
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BALTIMORE, MD, June 24, 2015 – In response to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', Catholic Relief Services (CRS) released two policy statements which address mitigating the causes of climate change and adapting to its often devastating effects on people around the world –- particularly the world’s poor and vulnerable.

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