Laudato Si' Anniversary: Day Seven
Francis told those working to mitigate the human impact on the environment and climate that they could count on the support of the church, particularly its prayers.
"I offer to the Lord our common efforts," he said, "asking him to bless them so that humanity would finally start listening to the cry of the earth -- our mother earth today is among the many excluded ones who cry out to heaven for help!" (NCR)
We pray: Touch the hearts of those who look only for gain at the expense of the poor and the earth.
Suggested action: Reflect on how your actions contribute to the cry of Earth