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…

Kitale, Kenya: A Lay Missionary’s Community Gospel Discipleship
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Kitale, Kenya: A Lay Missionary’s Community Gospel Discipleship

The ‘Kitale Community Advancement Programme’ (KAP) under the direction of Associate Mill Hill missionary Jacinta van Luijk was originally started and run by the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) under the the name ‘Kitale Aids Programme’ (KAP). KAP’s main objective is “To facilitate, promote and create innovative and sustainable educational and counselling approaches to mitigate…

Cameroon: Fr Innocent Akum MHM Hits the Headlines with Environmental Clean-up
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Cameroon: Fr Innocent Akum MHM Hits the Headlines with Environmental Clean-up

When choosing a present for someone’s birthday or anniversary – you might consider giving them cash, a picture, a book or clothing – but one Catholic priest has made a very novel request – Fr Innocent Wefon Akum, MHM, Parish Priest of Archangel Gabriel Catholic Church in Bojongo, Douala, Cameroon, has asked people to collect…

Global Healing with Laudato Si’ (Session II)
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Global Healing with Laudato Si’ (Session II)

Global Healing Session with Laudato Si
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Global Healing Session with Laudato Si

Fascinating exchange on the significant contribution of faith communities to the conversation on environmental change

Migrants: Where Does Antipathy Come From?
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Migrants: Where Does Antipathy Come From?

Where internal migration is concerned, it is mostly the poor who migrate, and a significant proportion are tribal people, uprooted and displaced from their villages and communities because of climate change and development. The latter is really a form of expropriation and theft. In India, internal migrants mostly come from Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh….

The Ethics of Global Warming – A Tip from Thomas Aquinas
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The Ethics of Global Warming – A Tip from Thomas Aquinas

In short, we need to resist two opposite temptations.  Both of them create anxiety and frustration and neither of them are effective in practice.  One is to imagine that we are solely responsible for the future of the planet, when in truth that is in the hands of God.  ‘For us there is only the…

Season of Creation: Our Moral Imperative to Act on Climate Change – Pope Francis
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Season of Creation: Our Moral Imperative to Act on Climate Change – Pope Francis

The global climate crisis will require us to transform the way we act, says His Holiness Pope Francis. Delivering a visionary TED Talk from Vatican City yesterday, the Holy Father proposes three courses of action to address the world’s growing environmental problems and economic inequalities, illustrating how all of us can work together, across faiths…

Pakistan: Devastating Floods in Sindh Province
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Pakistan: Devastating Floods in Sindh Province

Schools in the province of Sindh in Pakistan have been forced to close for the past six months due to Covid-19. Recent devastating floods have added to the misery. Sr Ghazala PBVM who runs the educational outreach programme in the Khipro area sent this slide show:

South Sudan: Kuron Peace Village – Devastating Floods
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South Sudan: Kuron Peace Village – Devastating Floods

Season of Creation: African Involvement
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Season of Creation: African Involvement

Scheduled to begin 1 September, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and conclude 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron of animals and the environment, this year’s event has been organized under the theme, “Jubilee for the Earth: New Rhythms, New Hope.” “On 1st September, we will have…

Season of Creation: The Earth Sessions
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Season of Creation: The Earth Sessions

This is a space to encounter creation with God; to reflect on your own experiences of creation and discern the ways you are moved into action, to help take care of our common home.