Laudato Si’ and Catholic Investing: Clean Energy for our Common Home Conference

Posted on Dec 14, 2016 in News
Laudato Si’ and Catholic Investing: Clean Energy for our Common Home Conference

STOP PRESS! Watch the conference live on the Global Catholic Climate Movement’s FaceBook site right here. Starts at 7pm Friday, January 27th (Sydney time).   “There is an urgent need to develop policies so that, in the next few years, the emission of carbon dioxide and other highly polluting gases can be drastically reduced, for example, substituting for fossil fuels and developing sources of renewable energy.” Pope Francis in Laudato Si 26 Laudato Si’ and Catholic Investing: Clean Energy for […]

Pope Francis’ Message for the 50th World Day of Peace 2017

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 in News
Pope Francis’ Message for the 50th World Day of Peace 2017

    “This is the fiftieth Message for the World Day of Peace. In the first, Blessed Pope Paul VI addressed all peoples, not simply Catholics, with utter clarity. “Peace is the only true direction of human progress – and not the tensions caused by ambitious nationalisms, nor conquests by violence, nor repressions which serve as mainstay for a false civil order”. He warned of “the danger of believing that international controversies cannot be resolved by the ways of reason, […]

ASSETS PLEDGED TO FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT SURPASS A$7 TRILLION

Posted on Dec 12, 2016 in News
ASSETS PLEDGED TO FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT SURPASS A$7 TRILLION

  A new report by Arabella Advisors shows that the scope of global fossil fuel divestment has doubled over the past 15 months, with institutions and individuals controlling US$5.197 trillion in assets pledging to divest. The announcement comes on the first anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report also points out that Faith based organisations and philanthropic foundations each making up almost a quarter of all divestment commitments. “One year after the adoption of the historic Paris […]