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Caring for Our Common Home: An Ecumenical and Interreligious Concern

Comments on the encyclical letter Laudato Si’ of Pope Francis: The encyclical – earth as common home

15 January 2016

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
WCC general secretary

Comments on the encyclical letter Laudato Si’ of Pope Francis:
The encyclical – earth as common home

The subtitle of the encyclical letter says it clearly: Care for the earth as our common home. It has been received as a strong voice of our common crisis and common hope. The criterion of this hope is love for the whole earth and all human beings.

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