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Reading material

In this section we share some readings that serve as an introduction to the topics that will be discussed in Be to Care. At the same time, they can help prepare your participation in the discussions that will take place. 

If you consider that there is any material that may be of general interest, write to us . 

Pope Francis

To heal the world. Catechesis on the pandemic

Series of interventions delivered by Pope Francis in the weekly audiences of August and September 2020. Available through the Vatican Publishing House

Pope Francis

Laudato si'

Encyclical letter published on May 24, 2015. Accessible here.  

Pope Francis

Fratelli tutti

Encyclical letter published on October 3, 2020. Accessible here.  

Mons. Javier Echevarria

Harambee 10th Anniversary Speech

Delivered at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, on October 5, 2012. Accessible here (only in Spanish).

Pope Benedict XVI

Caritas in veritate

Encyclical letter published on June 29, 2009. Accessible here.  

Pontifical Council  for Justice and Peace

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church

The document was presented to Pope John Paul II and published in 2006. Here you can read the full text

Saint John Paul II

Redemptoris Missio

Encyclical letter published on December 7, 1990. Accessible here.  

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