From 24 May 2020 to 24 May 2021, the Franciscan Family will join a global campaign to celebrate and implement the Laudato Si’ encyclical of Pope Francis.
It is "not a revolution in the political sense, but a spiritual revolution. A conversion of mind and heart that brings us closer to the reality of life”.
The idea came up during the International Council for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, held in 2019 in Jerusalem. The Franciscan brothers decided to organise a global campaign together with all people who admire St Francis of Assisi, “is the example par excellence of care for the vulnerable and of an integral ecology lived out joyfully and authentically” (LS.10). Thus was born the Laudato Si’ Revolution, which has about 45 participating institutions.
The Laudato Si’ Revolution is a global campaign whose objective is to encourage and promote integral ecological conversion, that is, an environmental, economic and social ecology. The human and social dimensions are at the heart of our campaign, as we want the values of social and environmental justice, care and respect for creation and intergenerational solidarity to be part of our daily lives.
Along with events to be held around the world, the initiative presents a series of resources for liturgy, reflection and formation.