In anticipation of the June 18 release of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si (“Be Praised” or “Praised Be”) which focuses on environmental issues, please note information on several ways Catholic Relief Services is reaching out to address climate change issues around the world.

On CRS Cares for Creation you will find stories, photos, and case studies that highlight the many ways in which the Church is reaching out to help vulnerable communities adapt to the impacts of climate change. There are also have several prayers, reflections, and activities that help Catholics take action. This material is arranged by grade level with several strands written specifically for high school religion classes and youth ministry groups.