moved here

Posts Tagged ‘ Pope Francis ’

Philippine bishops call for ecological conversion and hope in a climate emergency

31 July 2019
veritas846

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) released a pastoral letter on 16 July titled An urgent call for ecological conversion, hope in the face of climate emergency and that Ecojesuit shares below. The Philippine bishops also identified 12 action points towards the end, committing to live the spirit and principles of Laudato Si’....
Read (Leer más) »

Ecojesuit statement supporting the Global Climate Strike

31 July 2019
2019_07_31_Editorial_Photo1

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. As such, Ecojesuit strongly supports the Global Climate Strike  activities from 20 to 27 September 2019. In June this year, Pope Francis declared a climate...
Read (Leer más) »

How can the Ignatian family collaborate towards a sustainable development for our common home?

9 July 2019
2019_06_30_Reflection_Photo1

In an effort to explore building a broader solidarity through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a platform and international framework for collaborative action in the Ignatian family and beyond, a Jesuit delegation is taking part in the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) from 9 to 18 July in New...
Read (Leer más) »

Ecojesuit supports climate emergency declarations

15 June 2019
Photo credit: ClimateEmergencyDeclaration.org

Ecojesuit strongly supports the recent declaration of a climate emergency by Pope Francis and his appeals for urgent collaborative action to this global challenge, with hope and with care and where young people and businesses take leading roles along with greater political action. The message of Pope Francis is clear and direct. He expresses...
Read (Leer más) »

Pope Francis declares climate emergency, asks energy and investment executives for a just and radical transition to clean energy

15 June 2019
2019_06_15_Reflection_Photo1

Pope Francis recently addressed participants from the global energy and investment sector at the Vatican Dialogues organized by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the University of Notre Dame.  During the summit titled The Energy Transition and Care for Our Common Home: A Dialogue on Risks, Opportunities, Challenges, and Paths from 12 to 14...
Read (Leer más) »

Energy CEOs sign joint statements at the Vatican on carbon pricing and climate risk disclosures

15 June 2019
Finalizing the joint statements at the Vatican Transition Dialogue (Photo credit: theelders.org

Chief executive officers (CEOs) of major energy corporations and investment fund organizations, along with other institutions, signed joint statements on carbon pricing and climate risk disclosures, after a two-day summit and a meeting with Pope Francis who declared a climate emergency. This gathering, titled the Vatican Dialogues on The Energy Transition and Care for...
Read (Leer más) »

2018 Joint statement of Bishops’ Conferences on climate justice

15 November 2018
“We expect energy-related CO2 emissions will increase once again in 2018 after growing in 2017.” (Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, 8 October 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...
Read (Leer más) »

Fundamental role of water in creation and human development: 2018 message of Pope Francis for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

31 August 2018
Vie communautaire et eau dans un village de Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombie (Crédit photo: P Walpole)

Ecojesuit shares the message of Pope Francis for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation where he drew attention to water, its preciousness to life and fundamental role in creation and in human development, the privatization at the expense of human right to access water especially the poor, and the constant...
Read (Leer más) »

Calling for change and ecological conversion in a new dialogue to care for our common home, Laudato Si’ three years after

15 July 2018
2018_07_15_Reflection_Photo1

Pope Francis addressed the participants at the International Conference marking the 3rd Anniversary of Laudato Si’, the environment encyclical letter shared with the world in 2015.  More than 200 people gathered at the New Synod Hall at the Vatican on 5 to 6 July 2018 to be part of the international conference organized by...
Read (Leer más) »

Integral ecology and Indigenous Peoples

15 July 2018
2018_07_15_P&P_Photo1a

The international conference on Laudato Si’ on its third anniversary spoke about three urgent engagements in responding to the social and environmental challenges that our world faces in the current times. First is the economics of the present situation and its urgency and for which Pope Francis has already spoken with oil companies and urged...
Read (Leer más) »




Follow by Email
Facebook