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Saint Francis of Assisi: An Inspiration to Care for God’s Creation

October 4th, 2016


Pope Francis’ Encyclical letter Laudato Si’ opens with this line:

“LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us. “Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs”.[1]

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