Caring for Our Common Home - the Encyclical Letter Laudato si’ (Geneva, 15 January 2016)

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The Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva held a Special Event on Friday 15 January, 2016. Its purpose was to facilitate a deeper reflection and discussion on the Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis Laudato sì: Care for Our Common Home, especially with regard to its potential for influencing governments and other key stakeholders to implement action-oriented policies and activities at global, national and local levels.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, spoke on “Caring for Our Common Home – content and methodology of the Encyclical Letter Laudato sì.

This was followed by 2 panels of 75 minutes each: “Laudato sì: A Call to Action” and “Analyzing the Content and Impact of the Encyclical Letter”