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St. Francis/Laudato Si' Pledge
"I pledge to pray, live, and advocate Laudato Si'"

To mark the second anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home, Catholic Climate Covenant is re-launching an updated version of our St. Francis Pledge started in 2009: the St. Francis/Laudato Si' Pledge. By taking the pledge, you (re)commit to living out the vision of the encyclical and our Catholic faith through prayer, concrete action, and advocacy.

Now in light of Pope Francis' encyclical, which calls for urgent action on climate change and his invitation to everyone on the planet to care for our common home, we invite you to (re)commit or for the first time commit by taking the newly updated pledge.

Taking the St. Francis Pledge helps you care for our planet and our vulnerable sisters and brothers.

Action alerts to make a difference

Carbon-reduction strategies to live justly on the Earth

Updates on Catholics leading the charge to solve climate change

St. Francis Pledges

Over 10,000 individuals and families and 75 institutions have taken the St. Francis Pledge. They commit to living out their Catholic values through deep reflection, concrete action, and advocacy. Those who take the pledge show resolve and constancy in living the way of St. Francis and seeking a right place in creation, day after day.

Institutional Pledges

Our guides help your parish or school understand your role in creation
and how to plan for and implement the Pledge.

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