Tag: Encyclical

Our First Year in Review | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

  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

Christmas Greetings from Catholic Earthcare Australia

  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

Humanity takes a huge step forward. Now the work begins! – A summary of the outcomes of the Paris Climate Summit

The agreement reached in Paris depends on political will, with countries setting their own climate action plans. So this is not a time to be complacent. If the decisions are to be implemented, the world will need to pick up the pace of change dramatically, and Australia will have to change quite markedly from the… Continue Reading Humanity takes a huge step forward. Now the work begins! – A summary of the outcomes of the Paris Climate Summit

Watch the public art projection that lit up St. Peter’s Basilica to inspire change around the climate crisis

 Read the press release announcing the public art projection below: Public art projection featuring images of humanity and climate change to illuminate St. Peter’s Basilica on the opening of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy on Dec. 8 VATICAN CITY, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/     VATICAN CITY, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On Dec. 8,… Continue Reading Watch the public art projection that lit up St. Peter’s Basilica to inspire change around the climate crisis

The Record » Archbishop Costelloe signs Climate Change Petition, Perth Catholics March for Change

The effects of climate change and the resolve to find a solution has last week prompted Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe to join other local and national religious leaders to sign the Catholic Climate Petition. The petition was presented to the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, and Special Envoy of the French President for… Continue Reading The Record » Archbishop Costelloe signs Climate Change Petition, Perth Catholics March for Change

Highlights from the Global Climate March last weekend

During the last weekend in November, the Global Climate March took place in cities all over the world. Here are some of the highlights from the march (provided by the Global Catholic Climate Movement): This weekend’s Global Climate March was the largest climate mobilization in history. Over 785,000 of you participated in 2,300 events in 175 countries.  … Continue Reading Highlights from the Global Climate March last weekend

Hearts 4 Climate – Caritas Australia: Canberra students urge PM to have a heart for climate

Working in solidarity makes it much easier to tackle climate change. Join us by taking part in Caritas Hearts 4 Climate and make your own personal pledge for climate justice, draw strength from your fellow campaigners and send a clear message to our Prime Minister that, out of love and compassion, you are asking for… Continue Reading Hearts 4 Climate – Caritas Australia: Canberra students urge PM to have a heart for climate

New Prince Ea video in support of Stand for Trees campaign: Man vs Earth

Exclusive interview! New Prince Ea video: Man vs Earth By Natalie Prolman on Nov. 24, 2015 in support of Stand for Trees Last Earth Day, activist and spoken word artist Prince Ea brought us the powerful and thought-provoking video Dear Future Generations: Sorry. With over 96 million views on Facebook to date, Prince Ea achieved… Continue Reading New Prince Ea video in support of Stand for Trees campaign: Man vs Earth

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has signed the Catholic Climate Petition – have you?

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?

The Record » Catholic Church across Australia comes together for People’s Climate March

  With world leaders this month scheduled to meet in Paris for the COP 21 climate summit, Catholic Earthcare Australia is supporting the convention of a People’s Climate March from 27 to 29 November in various cities across Australia. The event will take place in Perth on Sunday, 29 November from 1pm at Wellington Square,… Continue Reading The Record » Catholic Church across Australia comes together for People’s Climate March

Explore Laudato Si’ tonight with Jacqui Remond, Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia

Archdiocesan agencies were privileged this morning to have Jacqui Remond, Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia share her wisdom regarding the Papal Encyclical Laudato Si’ – on the Care for our Common Home at the Newman Siena Centre in Doubleview. If you are free this evening, you are welcome to join us from 7pm at the… Continue Reading Explore Laudato Si’ tonight with Jacqui Remond, Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia

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