A Reflection on COVID-19 and its Effects on the Planet

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A reflection on the global pandemic period is proposed by the Quebec representatives of the SNJM Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Coordinating Committee. ​Written by Sr Claudette Bastien, snjm​, and Hanane Hakkou, this text makes connections between COVID-19 and the encyclical Laudato Si’.

It recalls the shock and the impact ​this pandemic has caused on our lifestyle. It discusses ways to cope by putting the human being first.  It also questions the consequences of this crisis and the possibilities of transforming our lifestyles in order to have a greater respect for our planet.

This reflection is one of the responses to the call recently launched by the SNJM JPIC Committee to reveal and share actions and reflections. Read more…