Laudato Si' Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity
                                                                     Laudato Si'            Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity                                                          

Mission Statement 4.10.2021

Our mission is "to protect and restore the health and integrity of the Earth's ecosystem and the human familiy" (Rio Declaration on Environment and Development 1992).


Our mission is inspired by the ENCYCLICALS LAUDATO SI’ and FRATELLI TUTTI, the APPEAL - ONE FAMILY IN A COMMON HOME and the SAO PAULO DECLARATION ON PLANETARY HEALTH. Our approach is based on ecological awareness and human fraternity.

The Francis of Assisi Academy is an "academy of science", founded in the Catholic Church as part of the ecumenical movement. The academy is open and closely connected to all Christians, christian churches, world religions, all faith communities and the scientific community.


The Francis of Assisi Academy is part of the ecumenical process for peace, justice and the care of creation and of the interfaith process to build new bridges and cooperations between faith and science.



The purpose of the academy is the promotion of education, science and research for Planetary Health. Our focus are evidence-based and effective actions, operations and transformations in the following areas:


I. Planetary Health, Ethics and Mental Transformation

  • Planetary Health and Worldreligions
  • Religion & Ecology
  • New Epistemology
  • Integral Ecology
  • Theology of Creation & Hope
  • Planetary Health Ethics
  • Mental Health
  • Happiness for a Healthy Planet
  • Healthy Diets
  • Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyles
  • Visions for the Present and Future Earth
  • Future of Planetary Health and Humanity
  • Education and Universities

II. Actions and Operations for a Healthy Planet 

  • Life and Health of the Earth (ecosystems, plants, animals and humans) - One Health
  • Integral Ecology Foodsystems
  • Organic and Ecology Agriculture
  • Land, Desertifikation and Soil Protection
  • Protection of the Earth Ecosystem 
  • Biogeochemical Cycles
  • Climate Protection
  • Protection of Biological Diversity, Species and Nature
  • Water and Ozeans
  • Enviromental Protection
  • Pollution 
  • New Economics & Economy of Francesco
  • Business of Planetary Health, Policy and Practise

III. Actions and Operations for the Health of People  

  • Governance and Diplomacy
  • Vulnerability, Adaption and Mitigation
  • Resilience and Restoration Planning
  • Food - Nutrition, Planet and Health
  • Healthy Cities and Urban Places
  • 100% Renewable Energy
  • New Mobility
  • Controlling Toxic Exposures
  • Infectious Disease
  • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Environmental Change, Migration, Conflict and Health
  • Climate Change and Human Health
  • Science and Research for Planetary Health
  • Politics and Society and Planetary Health
  • International Law for Planetary Health
  • Movements and Networks
  • Communication, Media for Planetary Health 


Our academy is a dedicated to further promoting knowledge and evidence-based implementation.  We support the change to planetary health, global sustainable development with innovative, ethical and scientific projects.



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