Church in Australia responds to Laudato Si

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On Thursday 18 June 2015, Pope Francis released an encyclical letter, Laudato Si‘ – Praise be on care for our common home.

Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, provided a response from the Church in Australia at a press conference in the offices of the Archdiocese of Melbourne this morning.

Below you can view the address deliver by Archbishop Hart at the press conference.

 

 

After the Archbishop spoke, there were a series of questions from journalists. You can view the responses below.

 

Earlier this morning, Archbishop of Brisbane, Mark Coleridge, was interviewed by Steve Austin about his response to the papal encyclical. Listen to the interview.

Providing an overview of the enecyclical this morning, Jacqui Remond, Director of Catholic Earthcare was interviewed by Sandy Aloisi on ABC News Radio. Listen to the interview.

Last night, journalist Tony Jones interviewed Archbishop Hart on ABC LateLine:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-18/interview-archbishop-denis-hart/6557554

Media release from the ACBC Bishops Commission for Justice, Ecology and Development.

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