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A detail from St Francis Preaches to the Birds by Giotto

Throughout the centuries, saintly priests and nuns have been exemplary environmentalists

Pope Francis (CNS)

Full text: Laudato Si’

The encyclical letter of the Holy Father Francis – Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home

A sterilisation ward in Chhattisgarh. Four million Indian women are sterilised each year (AP)

First it was eugenics – now, under the guise of environmentalism, governments across the world are trying to force the poor and ‘culturally backward’ not to breed

Pope Francis (CNS)

Italian magazine L’Espresso has published a leaked version of the pontiff’s encyclical on the environment

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope’s encyclical will surely focus on our duties of stewardship towards Creation

A scene from the trailer

A climate group has released an unofficial trailer ahead of the Pope’s encyclical on the environment

Franciscan Father Michael Perry (CNS)

Pope Francis will release his encyclical on the environment on Thursday

Pope Francis holds a dove before his weekly audience in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

The environment encyclical Laudato Si will be published on Thursday