Join the People’s Pilgrimage in Australia

Posted on Jun 1, 2015 in Networks, News, Pilgrimage
Join the People’s Pilgrimage in Australia

We would like to share some exciting news – the People’s Pilgrimage is coming to Sydney on the 11th and 12th of June, 2015. We are proud to be supporting the Pilgrimage, in partnership with OurVoices, ARRCC and Greenpeace, and we invite you to join us as we lift our voices and call for a strong climate agreement at the Paris 2015 Climate Summit. The People’s Pilgrimage is led by Yeb Sano, who is travelling around the world visiting places […]

Moral imperative for cuts to pollution

Posted on May 27, 2015 in Networks, News
Moral imperative for cuts to pollution

Media release: 27 May, 2015 Prominent leaders from diverse religious traditions in Australia are joining calls for more ambitious post-2020 emissions reduction targets, ahead of separate debates on each side of the political divide. The heads of the Anglican and Uniting Churches and peak Hindu and Buddhist bodies, along with prominent leaders in the Catholic and Jewish communities, state there is a ‘moral imperative’ for considerably higher targets. In letters to all Labor and Coalition parliamentary members, they write, “We […]

What Would Jesus Do?

Posted on May 27, 2015 in CAS3 2019 - Our Youth Summit, News
What Would Jesus Do?

This article was written by Catholic Earthcare staff member and youth engagement officer Tess Corkish.  She explores why she thinks Jesus would be an environmental activist and how her activism is the embodiment of her faith. It was first published in The Good Oil, the e-magazine of the Good Samaritan Sister.  I decided to become a vegetarian in a rickety old ute, on a bumpy road on a small island of Vanuatu called Tanna. (You may recognise the island of […]