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First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly | July 24th, 2021

The first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, inaugurated by Pope Francis, will be celebrated this Sunday 25 July on the theme I am with you always (Mt 28:20). In …

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Preparing for COP26 in North Wales | June 24th, 2021

The North Wales Livesimply group of St Richard Gwyn, Wrexham Diocese, organised an online meeting on the theme of ‘Preparing for COP26’ on 7 June. Ellen Teague, journalist with the …

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ECEN Assembly looks at actions on creation, climate and biodiversity | June 7th, 2021

Source: ECEN The virtual Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) concluded last week, addressing the theme “Reconciled with Creation: A Call for Urgent Action on Climate and Biodiversity”. The Assembly …

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Vatican launches seven-year Laudato si’ Action Platform | May 28th, 2021

Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, presented the Laudato si’ Action Platform, “a seven-year journey towards integral ecology.” Six years on from the …

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Faith institutions divest from fossil fuels | May 18th, 2021

Source: Operation Noah Today, 36 faith institutions from 11 countries announce their divestment from fossil fuels. It comes from institutions in Brazil, Argentina, India, the Philippines, Uganda, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, the …

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Earth Day 2021: Global Healing Initiative | April 22nd, 2021

The Global Healing initiative is the Catholic Church in England and Wales’ response to the Pope’s Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’. In it Pope Francis calls for dialogue and action concerning the …

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Cardinal Turkson at Vatican Biodiversity Webinar | April 22nd, 2021

As Earth Day is being celebrated around the world today – we are publishing the text of Cardinal Peter Turkson’s address at the Vatican Biodiversity webinar yesterday, 20 April 2021 …

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Vatican issues guide for response to climate migration | April 3rd, 2021

Source: Vatican News A new booklet published by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development today, calls on us to “broaden the way we look at this drama of our time” – …

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Iraq: Hope is stronger than fear | March 12th, 2021

Source: ACN Pope Francis’ historic trip to Iraq has given the country’s suffering Christians – who survived genocide at the hands of Daesh/ISIS – a huge boost in confidence, according to a …

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Pope honours Knock Shrine with special status | March 12th, 2021

Source: Irish Catholic Media Office Pope Francis will formally designate Knock as an International Marian and Eucharistic Shrine on the Feast of Saint Joseph, Friday 19 March, in a homily which will …

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