• 19 more Catholic institutions divest from fossil fuel industry

    19 more Catholic institutions divest from fossil fuel industry

    • Sep 11, 2018

    The Global Catholic Climate Movement joined other organizations in announcing the latest group of dozens of institutions to divest Sept. 10, ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit Sept. 12-14 in San Francisco.

  • Catholic Energies looks to help church organizations go green

    Catholic Energies looks to help church organizations go green

    • Oct 2, 2017

    Catholic parishes, schools, hospitals, nursing homes and other organizations operate an estimated 70,000 buildings, most of which use energy inefficiently, wasting about $1 billion a year. Reducing energy usage by 25 percent in those buildings could save $630 million and 8.7 billion tons of coal.

  • The US Catholic Church is ready to go green

    • Jun 11, 2015

    CHICAGO — With the hotly anticipated papal encyclical on ecology set to be released next week, Catholic organizations are kicking into high gear in order to help get the pope’s message out into the pews. Here in Chicago, a coalition of Catholic academics, archdiocesan employees, environmental lawyers, and parish leaders

  • The pope’s climate plan is vexing the right

    • Apr 28, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Since his first homily in 2013, Pope Francis has preached about the need to protect the Earth and all of creation as part of a broad message on the environment. It has caused little controversy so far. But now, as Francis prepares to deliver what is likely to

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