Welcome to the Diocese of Orlando web page for “Praised Be,” the new encyclical by Pope Francis about the Church’s teaching on caring for creation. An encyclical is a letter written by a pope to all people of good will.

Pope Francis has said that caring for creation concerns human relationships.

We are living in a time of crisis; we see it in the environment, but above all we see it in men and women. The human person is in danger… hence the urgent need for human ecology!

Pope Francis, General Audience June 5, 2014

Click here to read “Praised Be: On Care for our Common Home”.

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