Posts Tagged ‘Catholics and the environment’

Wellington to host Forum for 30 delegates from 11 pacific countries Comments 0

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is hosting this year’s Caritas Oceania Forum in Wellington next month, on 1-5 October. This is the first time the Forum has been held in Aotearoa New Zealand since 2011 when it was held in Auckland. It was last held in Wellington in 2006. The event will attract 30 delegates from Read more

Archbishop Peter Loy Chong … We are losing our interconnectedness Comments 0

Monday, October 9th, 2017

The Archbishop of Suva, Peter Loy Chong, has suggested that the sacred thread of connectedness in creation has been lost. He said this in a presentation Reweaving the Ecological Mat — Ecology and Development. This was part of a series of lectures organised by the Pacific Theological College’s Institute for Mission and Research, the University of the Read more

Bougainville Bishop links sacraments to environment Comments 0

Friday, November 16th, 2012

The link between respecting the environment and the sacramental life of the church is inseparable according to  Bishop Bernard Unabali of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. He says he considers the link to be so unfaltering that when he baptizes a new member of the church or confirms someone or even when he ordains a priest, he Read more

Catholics and the environment Comments 0

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Discussion of the environment can be a turn off. The topic is vast and complicated, and it raises high passions. When we imagine the environment, we may imagine walking in remote bush country now threatened by logging. We may imagine Tasmanian tigers that have become extinct, or the inhabitants of Tuvalu whose island is gradually Read more