Caring for Creation
The Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG) has launched its Sustainability Policy – ‘An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Living’ via a livestream broadcast on Friday, 4 November 2016.
Columban Missionaries and Catholic Earthcare Australia haved called on Australian Church leaders to send a letter to Australian delegates to support the Vatican message to Paris Climate Agreement Signatory Nations leading up to the COP22 meeting.
Caritas Australia has released a report on the state of the environment in Oceania entitled "Hungry for Justice, Thirsty for Change", documenting the experiences of Pacific Islanders who are struggling with the impacts of climate change.
The Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea, and the Missionary Society of St Columban have joined a global pledge to divest from fossil fuel investments, according to the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC).
In his message for the 2016 World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation on September 1, Pope Francis has proposed a new Work of Mercy for Christians to engage in: caring for our common home.
The Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes in New South Wales or CLRI(NSW) has published an informative resource on the Great Barrier Reef for its July 2016 edition of Watermark.