Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship

Pope Francis’ third encyclical – Fratelli Tutti – is inspired by the life and example of St Francis of Assisi, his love for the poorest and his openness to all and was completed during the global coronavirus pandemic. In the photo Pope Francis is seen signing the encyclical on the tomb of St Francis in Assisi.

 

 

You can read the full text here or for summaries go to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales website.

Twenty important quotes from Fratelli Tutti.

Austin Ivereigh, the well know biographer of Pope Francis writes: Pope Francis’ Call to Fraternity: the Making of Fratelli Tutti 

In America: the Jesuit Review read “Five theologians on the biggest takeaways from ‘Fratelli Tutti’.