Ecumenical delegation urges German Presidency of EU Council to solidarity, speed in recovery plan: “A delay would negatively affect the most vulnerable members of our societies”
November 19-21 online summit presented today in the Vatican now “largest movement of young economists and business people in the world”
Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon expresses “great shock and agony” at “cold-hearted” incarceration of elderly Indian Indigenous rights activist Stan Swamy SJ
Development charity denounces more than half a trillion dollars of pandemic recovery money going to carbon-intensive industries
Urges member states of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to implement Pope Francis’ integral ecology, “an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the excluded and protecting nature”
Environmental abuse is “nothing other than a sin”, denounces Orthodox leader as he receives an honorary doctorate at the Franciscan-run Pontifical University Antonianum in Rome
“Are we going to be a nation centred on the Gospel of love and on a message of caring for the poor and marginalised? Or are we going to be a nation centred on fear?”
“Economic development has not reduced the gap between the rich and the poor”, laments leader of world’s Orthodox. “Rather, it has prioritised profit, to the detriment of the weak, and contributes to the exacerbation of environmental problems”
“Never before have we seen a more urgent need for religious communities to work with political leaders to address the unprecedented and interrelated challenges facing the world today”
The confederation of Catholic charities calls for “strong political will and commitment” to tackle fact 11% of world’s population lives in hunger
“Let us show that this virus can be defeated by stronger love and sympathy”, urges Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples
Declaration of the ‘Faith for Nature’ Multi-Faith Action Conference from Iceland: “Current extremes of wealth and poverty need to give way to greater equity and justice”
“No company should be able to disregard or circumvent human rights to gain profit or competitive advantages”, clamour the Catholic and Reformed Churches
A Catholic theologian is urging the Church to denounce the “sin” of “animal slavery”.
The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, sent a video message to an online UN summit on biodiversity on September 30.
In his Wednesday General Audience today, Pope Francis hit out at what he called the “false prophets” of “trickle-down” economics, lamenting that “the glass grows and grows and never overflows to the poor”. “We must be careful”, he warned.
Anyone familiar with the ritual called the State of the Union is also familiar with the fact it invariably ends with the exhortation “God bless America.”
German Catholic women have declared that the far-right AfD political party is “not compatible” with Christian values.
“Those who live to exploit nature end up exploiting people and treating them like slaves”, Pope Francis warned today in his Wednesday General Audience, insisting that contemplation of and care for the environment are “two attitudes that show the way to correct and rebalance our relationship as human beings with creation”.
German Catholic youth are boycotting Nestlé over environmental protection and human rights concerns.
In times of great crisis, natural disasters and now, with the pandemic of the new coronavirus, human beings are letting what is essential for them come to the fore: solidarity, cooperation and care for others.
Contemplation and compassion are indispensable ingredients for integral ecology, Pope Francis stressed on Saturday.
In a new book length interview, Pope Francis has given a sneak peek of his forthcoming third encyclical, railing against the “savage market economy” and “violent social injustice”.
Larry Duffy, the Bishop of Clogher, has written a pastoral letter to all the people of the diocese and to all people of goodwill concerning the Season of Creation which is being marked throughout the month of September, concluding on 4 October – the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi.
The Missionary Society of St. Columban, commonly known as the Columbans, is marking the Season of Creation with a podcast series on the beauty of biodiversity and the threats it faces.
A Vatican official has denounced those companies and countries that plunder the global South “like madmen, leaving behind a disaster”.
A Vatican cardinal has said that dialogue between science and faith is necessary for integral human development.