New York, NY: At a colourful multifaith ceremony with Buddhist chants, Zoroastrian prayers and Sikh drumming at the Church Center for the UN, Ambassador Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly took delivery yesterday of the Interfaith Climate Change Statement to World Leaders (www.interfaithstatement2016.org). Amongst key Catholic signatories of the Statement are: Bishop Marcelo… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement Press Release: Prominent Faith Leaders Deliver Interfaith Climate Change Statement to U.N.
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For Lent 2016 (starting on February 10th) we are organizing another global Lenten Fast for Climate Justice (as we did in 2015). Catholics from around the globe will fast during each of Lent’s 40 days, joining the interfaith Fast For The Climate and the Green Anglicans’ Carbon Fast. We will fast and pray for bold action to solve the climate change… Continue Reading LENTEN FAST FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE | The Global Catholic Climate Movement
A few days ago in Chiapas, Mexico, Pope Francis urged, “We can no longer remain silent before one of the greatest environmental crises in world.” He continued, “Today’s world, ravaged as it is by a throwaway culture, needs you!” These are strong words meant for all of us. This world needs you:… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement: The world needs your prayers, your fasting, and your action
IT’S BEEN QUITE A JOURNEY this year for the Global Catholic Climate Movement and it all began with an email. About one year ago, in November of 2014, Tomás Insua global coordinator for GCCM and Harvard Kennedy School graduate student reached out to several individuals in the United States and Argentina to present an… Continue Reading Our First Year in Review | The Global Catholic Climate Movement
Dear Friends, What an historic year! For Catholic Earthcare Australia, it has been a landmark year filled with inspiring stories and so many rewarding experiences. Like his predecessors, Pope Francis, through his Encyclical Laudato Si’, has called us to a new way of being in the world. He has asked all of us to… Continue Reading Christmas Greetings from Catholic Earthcare Australia
Catholic Earthcare Australia have been posting photos to their Facebook page of Australian Bishops signing the Catholic Climate Petition, and our own Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, can be spotted among them: It is wonderful to see the Archbishop giving his support to this important petition, which has been endorsed by Pope Francis himself. … Continue Reading Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has signed the Catholic Climate Petition – have you?
World leaders will meet in the U.N. Climate Summit at Paris (called COP21) in late November 2015, to sign a treaty to tackle climate change. After decades of failed negotiations, we need to increase the pressure on our governments for them to be more ambitious to solve the climate crisis. NOVEMBER 28: Catholic Climate… Continue Reading Sign the Catholic Climate Petition Now