“While COVID-19 remains a clear and present danger, climate change is no less of a pressing crisis”, religious warn in letters to UK, EU and African Union
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
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
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.
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.
COVID-19 lockdowns have yielded dramatic scenes of natural recovery: smog disappearing from the skies of India, waterways of Italy becoming clear for the first time in memory, wild mountain goats roaming the streets of Wales, sea turtles returning to the beaches of Brazil.
Political and opinion leaders, scientists and civil society almost entirely agree that post-COVID economies should be run differently.
“Capitalism, the Satan of the Earth, is destroying the planet”, ecotheologian Leonardo Boff has denounced.
Justice and Peace Europe, the continental network of 32 national Justice and Peace Commissions mandated by their Catholic Bishops’ Conferences to speak out on the fight for social justice, has warned of the “terrifying decline in the ocean’s capacity to withstand human carelessness”.