Posts Tagged ‘Global Catholic Climate Movement’

Pre-Synod indigenous performance at Vatican Comments 0

Monday, October 7th, 2019

An indigenous performance at a tree planting ceremony in the Vatican gardens on Friday celebrated the feast of St. Francis and the opening of the Synod of bishops on the Pan-Amazon region. The ceremony was organised by the Global Catholic Climate Movement, the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network and the Order of Franciscan Friars Minor. Among those Read more

High carbon energy investments divested by Catholics Comments 0

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

High carbon energy investments are being dropped by a number of Catholic institutions and investors. The Global Catholic Climate Movement says the news shows the growing strength of the divestment movement within the Catholic Church. “When it comes to protecting our common home, we have not a moment to lose,” Tomas Insua, executive director of Read more

Dozens of Catholic institutions divest fossil fuels Comments 1

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

The Global Catholic Climate Movement says fossil fuels are no longer included in 40 Catholic institutions’ financial portfolios. The institutions which have joined a global faith-based environmental movement located on five continents include the Franciscan convent in Assisi, the Belgian bishops’ conference, the Archdiocese of Cape Town, Newman University in the UK and two major Read more

Pope endorses signing the pledge – for the environment Comments 0

Monday, July 17th, 2017

The Global Catholic Climate Movement aims to persuade a million Catholics to pledge their support for Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si. Signatories agree to pray with and for creation, live more simply and to advocate to protect the environment – our common home. Francis has given the “Laudato Si‘ Pledge Campaign” his Read more