Why would Pope Francis write to everyone?

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Why would Pope Francis write to everyone?

Why would Pope Francis have something to say about climate change?

What new ideas are to be found in Pope Francis’ letter?


The ANU Chaplaincy is sponsoring an evening of commentary and discussion on the recent Papal encyclical, Laudato si’.


Burgmann College chapel, Daley Road, ANU

8.00 p.m. on Wednesday 5 August 2015

Speakers will include:

Professor Frank Brennan

Rev Dr Jason John

All welcome


The text of Laudato si’ is available on the internet at w2.vatican.va The chapters likely to be most relevant to this discussion are chapter 2, The gospel of creation and chapter 3, The human roots of the ecological crisis.