What to do? The pope’s practical tips for helping the environment

Specific, doable suggestions from Laudato Si.

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Pope Francis is shown praying at an Austro-Hungarian cemetery for fall soldiers of World War I in Fogliano di Redipuglia, northern Italy, last September. The pope in his encyclical "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home," released June 18, said all creation is singing God's praise but people are silencing it. (CNS/Paul Haring) Pope Francis is shown praying at an Austro-Hungarian cemetery for fall soldiers of World War I in Fogliano di Redipuglia, northern Italy, last September. The pope in his encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home,” released June 18, said all creation is singing God’s praise but people are silencing it. (CNS/Paul Haring)

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home” is a call for global action as well as an appeal for deep inner conversion.

He points to numerous ways world organizations, nations and communities must move forward and the way individuals — believers and people of good will — should see, think, feel and act.

Here are some of the pope’s suggestions, with references in parentheses to their paragraphs in the encyclical:

— Do not give in to denial, indifference, resignation, blind confidence in…

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