The Laudato Si' Movement Common Care for Our Common Home
The Laudato Si' MovementCommon Care for Our Common Home 

Laudato Si' and the Earth Charter

LS 207. The Earth Charter asked us to leave behind a period of self-destruction and make a new start, but we have not as yet developed a universal awareness needed to achieve this. Here, I would echo that courageous challenge: “As never before in history, common destiny beckons us to seek a new beginning… Let ours be a time remembered for the awakening of a new reverence for life, the firm resolve to achieve sustainability, the quickening of the struggle for justice and peace, and the joyful celebration of life”.[148]

Voices of the Earth Charter Initiative Responding to Laudato Si
This publication aims to identify linkages and contribute to the understanding of the Encyclical Laudato Si and the Earth Charter. To achieve this, a series of articles written by renowned writers and global leaders have been compiled.
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Earth Charter Text
We stand at a critical moment in Earth's history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations.
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