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Caring for Creation

Global Catholic Climate Movt logoThe Global Catholic Climate Movement's global campaign, #Mercy2Earth, encourages Catholics to reflect on Pope Francis’ appeal to show mercy to our common home with key events starting from Lent.

Laudato Si cover150A study led by Cornell University communication researchers found that Pope Francis’ framing of climate change as a moral issue has helped shift views on climate action, especially among the politically conservative.

sea level rise pacificThe November 2016 declaration of the Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania appealed for “courageous, far-sighted governance shaped by the principles of the common good and justice for all human persons” in climate action in the Pacific.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 10:18

Stories from the front line of climate change

kiribati sos filmWatch these two videos featuring stories on the impact of climate change on Kiribati and other communities.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 16:36

Fr Sean McDonagh, a missionary for creation

Fr Sean McDonagh ssc 2On his speaking tour in Australia last month, Irish Columban Father Sean McDonagh talks about the gift of Laudato Si' to the Church and how we can make it our own with urgency and climate action, writes Peter Bugden.

drought soilThe Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes in NSW or CLRI(NSW) has published its latest issue of Watermark, providing a resource on extreme weather events and its relationship to climate change.

Pope Francis and Patriarch BartholomewIt is the “least” and most vulnerable or marginalized among us that are inequitably affected and irreversibly impacted by climate change, said Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in his message to the COP22 gathering in Morocco.

ismapng sustainabilityThe 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.