Category: Networks

The People’s Climate March

As world leaders meet to discuss the future of our common home at COP21 climate talks in Paris, you are invited to join the People’s Climate March and walk alongside millions of people in major cities around the world. Come along with your parish, family and friends for a colourful, vibrant, fun and united display of people power.…
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Season of Creation, September 1 – October 4

Catholic Earthcare, as part of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, invites Catholics in Australia and around the world to celebrate the 2015  ‘Season of Creation’. When Starts: September 1 – World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation Pope Francis recently proclaimed September 1st as a day of prayer for creation, as the Orthodox Church has done since…
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Catholic Earthcare shares the vision of Laudato si’ across Australia

What an exciting time to be working in the Catholic Church! As you can imagine, the last six weeks have been extremely busy for our Catholic Earthcare team. Since Pope Francis released Laudato si’ on June 18, we have been flooded with media enquiries and requests to speak at events. We have been posting all the…
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World-first comprehensive response to Laudato si’ published

We are delighted to announce that our new book, The Francis Effect II: Praised Be You – On Care for our Common Home, was released on Tuesday August 4. The Francis Effect II is a unique collaboration from three Catholic agencies – Catholic Earthcare Australia, Catholic Mission and Catholic Religious Australia. The book was produced in…
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Catholic agencies join in unique response to historic encyclical

Media Release: 14 July 2015 In the wake of Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, released in mid-June, three Catholic agencies are among the first to respond to its urgent call to action. In coming weeks, Catholic Earthcare Australia, Catholic Religious Australia and Catholic Mission will together release the second book in…
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Ecofaith on the Air

Tune into Ecofaith on the Air every Wednesday night at 9pm EST We are proud to be a part of this great new radio show that draws on the connections between ecology and faith. The show includes a panel discussion on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of every month, as well as music and interviews. Presenters include: Jacqui Remond (director…
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Sign the Catholic Climate Petition

As founding members of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, we are working globally to raise awareness about the climate change crisis in the Catholic community. We urge world leaders to commit to ambitious climate action and solve this urgent moral crisis (for more information see climate change facts and Catholic teachings on climate change). Pope Francis said:“On…
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Catholic Earthcare Director meets Pope Francis ahead of ecological encyclical release

  In early May, our Director Jacqui Rémond represented Catholic Earthcare Australia in Rome at a meeting of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (of which Catholic Earthcare is a founding member), to prepare for the release of the ecological encyclical “Praised Be You: On the care of the common home”. Jacqui had the immense privilege of meeting Pope Francis, who endorsed…
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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…
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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…
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