Tag: Global Catholic Climate Movement

The Catholic Community Takes to the Streets to Call for Climate Action in Paris

For Immediate Release: November 27, 2015  The Catholic community in Australia is mobilising ahead of the Paris Climate Summit to call for a strong global agreement from world leaders. This weekend, over a million people around the world will take to the streets for a Global Climate March. Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez will address the Climate…
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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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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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Food, Planet, Health

Catholic Earthcare Australia supports this scientific report an recommendation The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health brings together more than 30 world-leading scientists from across the globe to reach a scientific consensus that defines a healthy and sustainable diet. The Commission is delivering the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy diet from…
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Catholic Earthcare Director Jacqui Rémond to meet Pope Francis

Message from Jacqui Rémond, Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia  Dear Friends, I would like to share some exiting news with you. Next week, in preparation for the coming encyclical, I will be representing Catholic Earthcare Australia in Rome at a meeting of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM). As the Australian delegate I have been…
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Catholic organisations celebrate the Vatican Declaration on Climate Change and warn against attempts to undermine it

Global Catholic Climate Movement Media Release: 28 April, 2015 The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), which represents nearly 100 Catholic organisations working on climate justice (including founding member, Catholic Earthcare Australia), celebrated today’s “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity” summit  and declaration in the Vatican. The meeting, which had the goal of strengthening the global consensus…
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Join us this April for Care 4 Creation Month

The Holy Father’s Universal Prayer Intention for April 2015 is: “That people may learn to respect creation and care for it as a gift of God.” This April,  as part of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, we are celebrating Care 4 Creation Month. We would like to invite you to join Pope Francis’ universal prayer intention for…
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Australia joins global carbon fast calling for decisive climate action

Catholic Earthcare Media Release: February 17, 2015 Catholic Earthcare Australia, as part of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), announced today that more than 45 countries will take part in a 40-day Lenten fast for climate justice. The fast will take place from Ash Wednesday (February 18) to March 28, with different countries leading the fast on different…
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