Clogher Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Group. Laudato Si The title ‘Laudato Si’ comes from St Francis of Assisi’s famous 13th century prayer ‘ The Canticle of the Creatures’. Translated into English as either ‘Be praised’ or ‘ Praised be’ . It is an Umbrian- Italian phrase used throughout the prayer to give thanks to God for creation.
Pope Francis’ Encyclical – June 2015. The launch of Laudato SI’- Care of our Common Home- . Pope Francis’s second encyclical in June 2015 is timely. Laudato SI’ is a clarion call to action, addressed to’ every living person on this planet. I would like to enter into dialogue with all people about our common home’. Pope Francis draws on the wisdom and inspiration of his patron St Francis of Assisi , and ecumenically, he welcomes the deep concern and valuable reflections on the disturbing issues of our time from ‘ other Churches and Christian communities as well as other religions’.