Caring for Creation
The Marist Province committee for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPICC) has drawn attention to a new web site highlighting the plight of Pacific and other maritime countries in the face of climate change.
The Mercy International Association has a Cosmology-Ecojustice group which meets online every few months, convened by Sister Denise Boyle fmdm who highlights programmes, activities and advocacy concerns from the Australian sisters.
The Faith Ecology Network (FEN) is in the process of becoming part of the United Religions Initiative (URI), alllowing it to establish greater connections with organisations and networks around Australia. It is also seeking contributors for its blog on ecology issues from various faith perspectives.
In a media release, Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Australian Catholic Church, has welcomed the agreement by 196 countries, finalised in Paris on 12 December, to avoid catastrophic global warming.
Good Samaritan Sister Geraldine Kearney has been featured in an interview for the Global Sisters Report of the National Catholic Reporter (NCR), focusing on her advocacy on behalf of Australia's island neighbours that are at risk due to climate change.