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Sandhurst Diocese launches Season of Creation

A congregation of 200 parishioners, students, teachers and a flock of galahs attended Sandhurst Diocese’s launch of the Season of Creation in the Whipstick Forest, Bendigo.

Ecology Environment

Church leaders demand ‘ecological justice’

As the annual Season of Creation began on September 1, Church leaders around the world called for ecological justice. Source: The Tablet.

Ecology Environment Pope Francis

Second Laudato Si’ document be released in October

Pope Francis will release a follow-up document to his 2015 encyclical Laudato Si’ on ecology and the environment on October 4, the feast day of St Francis of Assisi. Source: NCR Online. 

Ecology Pope Francis

Pope updating Laudato Si’ to cover current issues

Pope Francis is writing a second part to his 2015 environmental encyclical Laudato Si’, he announced during an audience with European lawyers yesterday. Source: CNA.

Ecology Environment

Online launch to celebrate Season of Creation launch

Catholic communities nationwide are invited to join the online launch of the Season of Creation, the annual ecumenical celebration of prayer and action for “our common home”. Source: Caritas Australia.

Charity Ecology

Delegation on TRACC to transform rural lives in Timor-Leste

Caritas Australia welcomed a delegation of Church and government representatives from Timor-Leste to Sydney yesterday. 

Ecology Environment

Australian agronomist turns African deserts into forests

Taking inspiration from Laudato Si’ and in the lead-up to National Tree Day on July 30, Catholic Earthcare Australia is holding an online screening of the documentary The Forest Maker on Thursday.

Ecology Environment Pope Francis

Pope Francis on care for creation: ‘God wants justice to reign’

Pope Francis has emphasised the importance of the virtue of justice in a message for this year’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Source: CNA.

Aged Care Ecology

Aged care group joins Church’s drive to ‘protect our common home’

Catholic aged care group Southern Cross Care NSW & ACT is the latest organisation to join the Church’s Laudato Si’ Action Platform.