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Ecological Education In Laudato Si’

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Edukacja ekologiczna w „Laudato Si’”
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Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on care for our common home, reminds us that ecological education is vital to becoming more responsible stewards of our home planet. In the face of the contemporary ecological crisis, we stand in need of a deep personal transformation and a radical renewal of our life-styles. Here the role of education is paramount. Pope Francis calls for an ecological education capable of establishing a new covenant between humanity and the natural world. According to the Pope, we need a holistic education that can re-establish harmony with nature, our fellow human beings and the Transcendent. The Pope also speaks of the variety of settings for education to ecological citizenship: schools, families, media, catechesis, houses of religious formation, etc. Education towards ecological citizenship is the need of the hour in this crucial moment of planetary emergency.
Wydana ostatnio encyklika papieża Franciszka Laudato si’ poświęcona trosce o wspólny dom ludzkości, przypomina, że edukacja ekologiczna jest kluczową sprawą, aby ludzie stali się odpowiedzialnymi włodarzami planety. W obliczu współczesnego kryzysu ekologicznego, zauważa się potrzebę głębokiej osobistej przemiany i radykalnego odnowienia stylu życia. Tutaj rola edukacji jest nieoceniona. Papież Franciszek wzywa do edukacji ekologicznej zdolnej ustanowić nowe przymierze między ludzkością a światem natury. Według Papieża, człowiek potrzebuje holistycznej edukacji, która może przywrócić harmonię z naturą, z bliźnimi i z Transcendencją. Papież mówi także o całej gamie środowisk, w których wychowuje się do ekologicznego obywatelstwa: szkoły, rodziny, media, katecheza, domy formacji religijnej itp. Edukacja w kierunku ekologicznego obywatelstwa jest potrzebą chwili w tym kluczowym momencie zagrożenia planety.
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