Moving towards a Paschal New Normal
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Moving towards a Paschal New Normal

Easter teaches us to renew our faith in God the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth, whom we can confidently implore: ‘Send forth your spirit and they shall be created, and you shall renew the face of the earth’ (Psalm 104:30). Think of the enormous Easter joy of so believing as to ignite an…

Kenya: Listening to the Cry of the Earth and the Poor
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Kenya: Listening to the Cry of the Earth and the Poor

At the Global Catholic Climate Movement, reforestation projects are a top priority. Like the one in Kenya for the Kakamega Forest which was once part of forest of the Congo Basin but is now the only remaining rainforest in East Africa. It covers more than 200 square kilometres not far from Lake Victoria, in one…

Malindi, Kenya: A Bishop’s  Tree Planting Campaign
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Malindi, Kenya: A Bishop’s Tree Planting Campaign

Bishop Wilybard Lagho’s passion for environmental conservation dates back to his childhood many years before he became a Priest and ascended to the helm of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Malindi where his passion continues to blossom. Born to a father who was a District Agricultural Officer in Taita-Taveta, an agricultural region located Northwest of Kenya’s coastal town…

Our Common Home: Fossil Fuel Industry’s Secret Weapon
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Our Common Home: Fossil Fuel Industry’s Secret Weapon

Our new report exposes how the little-known Energy Charter Treaty gives corporations the power to halt the energy transition. And how it is being expanded, threatening to bind yet more countries to corporate-friendly energy policies. So here we have a video wrap-up for you! You can also find our brand new report on the Energy…

Sarawak, Malaysia: Learning to be a Missionary for all Seasons
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Sarawak, Malaysia: Learning to be a Missionary for all Seasons

What happens when Mission is challenged by unprecedented circumstances? Well, as the English expression goes: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going’. As a missionary I had to think twice during the COVID 19 lockdown. As a priest, I thought of trying to be functional in some way, despite all the churches being…

Rethinking Redemption: A Fresh Creative Approach by Renowned Theologian Elisabeth Johnson
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Rethinking Redemption: A Fresh Creative Approach by Renowned Theologian Elisabeth Johnson

In this fresh creative approach to theology, Elizabeth Johnson asks how we can understand cosmic redemption in a time of advancing ecological devastation. In effect, how can we extend the core Christian belief in salvation to include all created beings? Immediately this question runs into a formidable obstacle: the idea that Jesus’s death on the…

Cameroon: Fr Innocent Akum MHM Inspired by Laudato Si’
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Cameroon: Fr Innocent Akum MHM Inspired by Laudato Si’

The Jogbahn Clan: One  Community’s Fight against a Palmoil Company’s Landgrab
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The Jogbahn Clan: One Community’s Fight against a Palmoil Company’s Landgrab

India’s Ganga River Facing Slow Death
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India’s Ganga River Facing Slow Death

India’s holiest river, The Ganga — also known as The Ganges — is facing a slow death due to pollution. Unplanned urban and industrial growth have led to the river system’s abuse, turning it into a toxic stream at several points during its journey to the sea, says the above video by CNA. The Indian…

White Plains, New York: Special Parish Event to Conclude Season of Creation
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White Plains, New York: Special Parish Event to Conclude Season of Creation

Last Saturday our Care of Creation Team in the Parish organized an interesting and informative workshop on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’ to help the people of God to ACT for ‘care for our common home’. (Fr Willem Klaver mhm) His introductory words: On this day that Pope Francis is signing his new encyclical in Assisi…

Season of Creation: Breathing Together
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Season of Creation: Breathing Together

A global Ignatian prayer vigil. It took place on the youtube channel of Jesuit Curia on September 25 at three different moments at 8 PM in Manila, 8 PM in Rome and 8.00 PM in New York in order to ensure greater outreach and to connect everyone in the world. There have been more than…

Fratelli Tutti: A Thought Provoking Analysis
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Fratelli Tutti: A Thought Provoking Analysis

In Fratelli tutti, the very liberal-sounding idea of universal fraternity is put into dialogue with the gospel message which points so strikingly in the direction of the brother- and sisterhood of every human being. A more triumphalistic pontiff would have insisted that the gospel was the ultimate source of all that is good in the Enlightenment,…