Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia – Listening to the Voice of Creation
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia – Listening to the Voice of Creation

The Catholic Church in Malaysia has kicked off a year-long campaign to protect the environment by tackling plastic pollution in the country. Bishop Joseph Hii Teck Kwong of Sibu launched the Protect Our Earth, Protect Our Children Campaign (PROTEC) campaign on Aug. 31 which will run from September 2022 to August next year, the Catholic Sabah news portal reported on Sept….

Season of Creation
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Season of Creation

“Listen to the voice of creation”Gospel   4. September 2022    Luke 14,25- 33 This year’s theme is an urgent invitation to “listen to the voice of creation”. We know all too well that we are living in a crucial time for our common home, where both climate change and biodiversity loss are already impacting the lives of…

Hear the Voice of Creation – the Burning Bush
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Hear the Voice of Creation – the Burning Bush

The theme of the Season of Creation  2022: “Hear the Voice of Creation”. The Covid pandemic has pushed many important issues into the background. The theme of Creation Time 2022, wants to raise our awareness to the need of  listening to the voice of creation. The psalmist declares, “The heavens tell the glory of God,…

September 1st: World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
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September 1st: World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Message of Pope Francis: Tragically, that sweet song is accompanied by a cry of anguish. Or even better: a chorus of cries of anguish. In the first place, it is our sister, mother earth, who cries out. Prey to our consumerist excesses, she weeps and implores us to put an end to our abuses and…

Listening to the Voice of Creation: Urgent Call to Conversion
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Listening to the Voice of Creation: Urgent Call to Conversion

Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin, calling for ecological conversion, said: “The challenge rests with each and all of us.” He said everyone is called to share both the burden of the climate crisis and the search for solutions in their personal lives at home, in their schools, and in parishes and communities. Source: The Tablet…

AMECEA: Care of Creation Central Theme of Discussion
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AMECEA: Care of Creation Central Theme of Discussion

The Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on the “care for our common home”, Laudato Si’, has had a “great” impact in the Eastern Africa region, the Chairman of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has said.  In his keynote speech at the opening of 20th Plenary Assembly of AMECEA on Monday, July 11, Bishop Charles…

Laudato Si’ Seventh Anniversary
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Laudato Si’ Seventh Anniversary

Today, also in the light of the dramatic experience of the pandemic that has brought us to our knees and the war that continues to sow terror and destruction, the “prophetic” insights and the power of Pope Francis’ text have become increasingly clear. On the one hand, they are as simple as the verse in…

Laudato Si’ Week: Raising Eco-Awareness
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Laudato Si’ Week: Raising Eco-Awareness

Laudato Si’ Week has begun, marking the seventh anniversary of the publication of the bestselling and accessible encyclical letter by Pope Francis addressing everyone’s responsibility to care for our common home. Ahead of the Week, Bishop Martin Hayes highlighted that Laudato Si’ remains central to the universal Church’s blueprint for climate action. Bishop Hayes said:…

Laudato Si’ Week: Appeal for Climate Change Victims
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Laudato Si’ Week: Appeal for Climate Change Victims

As the International Migration Review Forum (IMFR) gets underway, the leadership of the global confederation of Catholic relief agencies, Caritas Internationalis (CI), is calling on the international community to grant a special protection status to people and communities displaced due to climate change. In a Tuesday, May 17 report, the CI Secretary General said that the entity is pushing for…

Climate Crisis: Cruising Towards a Brick Wall
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Climate Crisis: Cruising Towards a Brick Wall

That humanity is cruising at speed towards a brick wall is no longer an alarmist hypothesis; it carries the eery fatality of predictable fact. The sense of resignation widely felt in the wake of COP26 induces hopelessness. Why can’t we mobilise ourselves? In this powerful lecture, given in Leeds Cathedral on 22. November, Dr Carmody Grey argues that…