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Laudate Deum: Your questions answered

Laudate Deum: Your questions answered

The Vatican released the new Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis, Laudate Deum, on 4 October. It has been called a follow up to Laudato Si’.

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Laudato Si' encyclical from Pope Francis

Pope Francis' 2015 encyclical Laudato Si' remains a profound invitation to everyone on the planet to care for our common home.

Find resources to reflect and respond to Laudato Si' in the light of your faith, including prayers, liturgies, a study guide and ideas for practical action, relating to climate change, the environment and sustainable development.

Laudato Si' explained

We’ve created a Q&A that includes an encyclical definition and a look at what Pope Francis’ encyclical means for the world we hope to see.

Laudato Si' for schools

Resources for primary schools and secondary schools on Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si.

Pray for the care of creation

Pray for God's gift of creation, all people and creatures.

Laudato Si Study Guide

Reflect and respond to the Laudato Si' encyclical with our study guide, either in an online group or by yourself.   

Laudato Si': take action

Fix the food system

The global food system is broken. It doesn’t work for those who work the hardest – small farmers – and it’s a major driver of the climate emergency.

LiveSimply Award

The LiveSimply award enables you to strengthen the bonds of community in your parish or your school, to nourish your spiritual life and care for God's gift of creation.

Mary, Queen of creation

Download this meditation in praise of Mary based on Pope Francis' words in Laudato Si'

Open our eyes Lord

We pray that our eyes may be open to the pain of creation, so that together we may care for all that God has made.

Hail Mary, Mother of Mercy

A prayer inspired by the Salve Regina, asking Our Lady to help us to look with wisdom on the earth, our common home.