This beautiful tribute to Fr. Bismarque is written by Leo Dias and describes his untiring effort to save Mother Nature. The song starts with a reference to Pope Francis’ book “Laudato Si” and the efforts of Fr. Bismarqe to make the common man in Goa understand the teachings of Pope Francis. Bismarque first introduced the encyclical of Pope Francis at a Musical Protest on 19th of July, 2015 at Tiracol.
‘Laudato si’ (Medieval Central Italian for “Praise Be to You”) is the second encyclical of Pope Francis. The encyclical has the subtitle “On care for our common home”. In it, the Pope critiques consumerism and irresponsible development, laments environmental degradation and global warming, and calls all people of the world to take “swift and unified global action.
The encyclical, dated 24 May 2015, was officially published at noon on 18 June 2015, accompanied by a news conference. The Vatican released the document in Italian, German, English, Spanish, French, Polish, Portuguese and Arabic, alongside the original Latin
The encyclical is the second published by Francis, after Lumen fidei (“The Light of Faith”), which was released in 2013. Since Lumen fidei was largely the work of Francis’s predecessor Benedict XVI, Laudato si’ is generally viewed as the first encyclical that is entirely the work of Pope Francis