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Ecology United Nations

Caritas Australia represented at UN forum on sustainable development 

The United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development was held in New York last week, with Caritas Australia in attendance.

Ecology For The Diary

Convocation a call to action in caring for our common home

Caritas Australia’s Catholic Earthcare team is inviting schools, parishes, diocese, organisations, and religious orders to join its 2024 Season of Creation convocation.

Ecology Pope Francis

Creation God’s gift for humanity to steward, not prey upon: Pope

Being obedient to God’s commandment and spirit of love can radically change attitudes and actions to convert people from “predators” of natural resources to “tillers” of God’s great garden of planet Earth, Pope Francis says in his message for the 2024 the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Source: CNS.

Ecology Vatican

Pope launches project that could see Vatican run on solar power

Pope Francis has appointed two special commissioners to start work on building an agrivoltaic system on a Vatican property outside of Rome that could supply the whole of Vatican City’s energy needs. Source: OSV News.

Ecology Education

Catholic school receives top award for environmental leadership

A coastal Victorian Catholic primary school has been recognised by Sustainability Victoria for its leadership and commitment to caring for the environment. Source: Diocese of Ballarat Catholic Education.


Caritas sows seeds of hope in parishes and schools

Caritas Australia’s Catholic Earthcare program is helping parishes and schools celebrate Laudato Si’ Week, focusing on the theme “Seeds of Hope”.

Ecology Environment

It is impossible to recycle our way to zero waste: CRA 

Catholic Religious Australia says it supports the Albanese Government’s renewed focus on improved waste management and recycling activities but believes the Government is placing too much focus on increasing recycling rather than reducing overall production and consumption.

Ecology Laudato Si'

Caritas Australia launches Laudato Si’ Action Plan

Caritas Australia has launched its Laudato Si’ Action Plan, with the charity planning for its role in leading Australia’s Catholic community in a collective response to Pope Francis’ call to “protect our common home”.


Theology lecturer encourages Integral Ecology students to ‘unlearn’

Australian Catholic University theology lecturer Jacqui Remond has encouraged students of a new global online course on Integral Ecology to “have the audacity” to unlearn the ego-centric behaviours causing poly-crises in the world.