Tag: Petitions

The Malala Fund: #NotLost – Educating Syria’s Children

Syrian children have lost so much over the last five years – family, friends, homes, security and everyday routines so easily taken for granted before the conflict began. Many have also lost their schools. Despite this, Syrian children have #notlost hope.   They refuse to be a generation lost, forgotten or feared. Five years into… Continue Reading The Malala Fund: #NotLost – Educating Syria’s Children

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

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

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?

29 ways to honour Luke Batty – Sign the petition calling for action on family violence

The Coronial Inquest into the death of 11 year old Luke Batty delivered 29 recommendations. The judgement provides an urgent roadmap to transform the family violence system and lives of women and children. The inquest exposed the deeply fragmented and fraught family violence system. The judgement runs for 111 pages to be exact – you… Continue Reading 29 ways to honour Luke Batty – Sign the petition calling for action on family violence

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

Join the People’s Climate March in Perth on Sunday 29th November

The People’s Climate March in Perth will take place at 1pm Sunday 29th November at Wellington Square, East Perth.   There will be a variety of music and speakers ahead of marching in solidarity with all those present before moving down Hay St to the mall where the march will end. People of faith are being asked to celebrate our diversity… Continue Reading Join the People’s Climate March in Perth on Sunday 29th November

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