- Apr 9, 2020
Saying he wanted to renew his “urgent call to respond to the ecological crisis,” Pope Francis asked Catholics around the globe to participate in the international observance of “Laudato Si’ Week” May 16-24.
Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment set the path five years ago and now a new effort by the Catholic Climate Covenant seeks to shape an intergenerational movement to respond through action and prayer to the challenges posed by climate change.
Georgetown University has voted to divest from fossil fuels.
England’s leading Catholic development charity says the UK must “put its own house in order” before hosting a major United Nations conference on climate change.
As millions of Americans woke up the day after Thanksgiving ready to swamp stores and take advantage of the traditional sales, they probably don’t realize that “Black Friday” is now marked in countries around the world that don’t even celebrate the American holiday.
Thousands of Catholics around the nation participated in last week’s climate strike.