In Laudato Si’, Pope Francis expresses the mind of the Holy See on matters of mounting concern for all of God’s creation. Pope Francis speaks with moral guidance to address the essential link between care for others and care for creation.
This encyclical offers an opportunity for all parish and school catechists to learn and reflect upon this important Church teaching. Familiarity with the encyclical will allow catechists and school teachers to better teach the curriculum indicators that focus on the importance of human dignity and care for the natural world, and the strong link between the two.
This new encyclical is a current and useful practical resource to help catechists and teachers meet the following indicators from Forming Disciples for the New Evangelization curriculum guide and the Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age.