Caring for Creation
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.
The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) invites parishes to participate in a gentle, prayerful and hopeful action in the #PrayForOurPacific Sabbath on 3-11 September 2016.
Four Australian Catholic orders are jointly and publicly divesting from coal, oil and gas, reports The Guardian Australia.
Catholic Earthcare Australia’s 2016 resource, "Tree of Life", offers Australians the opportunity to share the message of Laudato Si’ and to enable dialogue and action within local Catholic communities.