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Caring for Creation

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.

helping hands earth150Columban Missionaries and Catholic Earthcare Australia haved called on Australian Church leaders to send a letter to Australian delegates to support the Vatican message to Paris Climate Agreement Signatory Nations leading up to the COP22 meeting.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 12:22

On care for creation and energy sources

clri end coalThe Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes in NSW or CLRI(NSW) published its October 2016 edition of Watermark which looks at issues concerning renewable energy.

caritas climate report 2016Caritas Australia has released a report on the state of the environment in Oceania entitled "Hungry for Justice, Thirsty for Change", documenting the experiences of Pacific Islanders who are struggling with the impacts of climate change.

planting hands 150A visual reflection on Psalm 8 and Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ by Sister Rita Carroll rscj is available for personal or community prayer, reports the Sacred Heart Circle Newsletter.