Posts Tagged ‘Environmental responsibility’

30 per cent of Ireland’s Catholic parish grounds to be ‘rewilded’ by 2030

Thursday, March 16th, 2023

Parishes often take a certain pride in how neat and tidy their grounds are – but soon they will be more concerned about letting them grow wild and attracting bees and butterflies. Following their spring general meeting Catholic bishops’ said they were asking parishes across Ireland to give over almost a third of their grounds Read more

Caritas reminds Government to address responsibilities

Thursday, April 28th, 2022
Government to address responsibilities

Against a backdrop of high inflation, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is reminding the Government to address its responsibilities to tackle ongoing crises in housing, climate change and underlying inequality that worsen outcomes for the poor. It made the comments in its submission to the Finance and Expenditure Committee about the Budget Policy Statement 2022. Inequality Read more

Vatican to replace service vehicles with all-electric fleet

Monday, November 16th, 2020

As part of its long-running efforts to respect the environment and reduce its use of resources, the Vatican said it was gradually trying to replace all its service vehicles with an all-electric fleet. “Soon we will start collaborating with automobile manufacturers who are able to provide electrical vehicles for evaluation,” said Roberto Mignucci, director of Read more

Jesuits ditch fossil fuel investments

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

The Jesuits in Britain will ditch fossil fuel companies from its $500 million equity portfolio by the end of the year. It is the largest Catholic religious order in the UK so far to join the global divestment movement. The fossil fuel divestment is just part of an in-depth examination of the orders investments which Read more