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Regenerate our disrupted relationships with Creation and with one another, a reminder from Laudato Si’

10 June 2020

The relevance and prophetic calls for action that Laudato Si’ shared five years ago are important reminders that we must act fast to “regenerate” our disrupted relationships with Creation and with one another to address the broader ecological crisis, and not to limit our actions to merely “recover the economy” from the COVID-19 crisis....
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Post-COVID-19 economic recovery and integral ecological conversion

8 June 2020

Rowena Soriaga and Brex Arevalo With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing to a near-standstill the global economy and the prospects of a “new normal” still being determined, the post-COVID-19 economic recovery will need an integral ecological conversion as well. Integral Ecological Conversion: Post-COVID19 Economic Recovery was the theme of the webinar that Living Laudato Si’...
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Joint statement of Ecojesuit and Partners supporting urgent climate action

31 July 2019

(Updated from the July 31 Editorial “Ecojesuit statement supporting the Global Climate Strike”. To support this joint statement, please visit this link.) Climate change “represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day” (Laudato Si’ 25) and poses a great threat to the dignity and rights of future generations. In June this year,...
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2018 Joint statement of Bishops’ Conferences on climate justice

15 November 2018

Church leaders of the continental groupings of episcopal conferences issued the following appeal to government leaders and representatives to work towards an ambitious implementation of the Paris Agreement for people and planet. There is a particular request for the COP24 Summit in Katowice, Poland next month to be a milestone on the path set...
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Italian Jesuits join largest Catholic divestment from fossil fuels

15 May 2017

Ecojesuit shares this recent press release on the largest joint action of Catholic groups so far to divest from coal, oil, and gas investments, of which the Italian Jesuits was part.  Gianfranco Matarazzo, SJ, Provincial Father of the Italian Jesuits said: “I express the adhesion of the Italian province of the Society of Jesus...
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Jesuit students want to be part of the broader, sustainable movement in fossil fuel divestment

15 October 2016

Anthony Rizzi I am part of DIVEST Loyola and the Loyola Association of Students for Sustainability and when we worked together with different on-campus and off-campus organizations to create the first ever Earth Week celebration at Loyola New Orleans this year, I wondered how great it would be if all Jesuit institutions somehow worked...
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1.7 million people want climate justice and action

30 November 2015

Faith groups gathered nearly 1,780,000 signatures from people of faith all over the world concerned about the climate and who want to take action. Over 800,000 of these were from Catholics around the globe expressing their united voices for urgent climate action through the climate petition spearheaded by the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM). The...
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Lenten action initiatives in caring for Creation

15 February 2015

From daily reflections to carbon fasting calendars, Ecojesuit shares some initiatives for the 40 days of Lent and in preparation for Easter, that connect with environmental concerns and the caring and healing of the world around us. The Ignatian Solidarity Network, a social justice network in the US is preparing a series of daily...
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Global Catholic Climate Movement launched as Pope Francis visits the Philippines: A collaboration for prayer and action on the climate crisis

15 January 2015

The Global Catholic Climate Movement, a collaboration of Catholic organizations and leaders from different parts of the world, was launched last 14 January 2015 with a statement presented to Pope Francis during his papal visit to the Philippines. Ecojesuit and Reconciliation with Creation of the Jesuit Conference Asia Pacific are part of this growing...
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