The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has listed on its website some resources for use in dioceses, parishes and in the home during the Season of Creation 2020.
On the fifth anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis’s landmark encyclical letter, Laudato ‘Si, Bishop Mark
Any future government must prioritise the common good, says Bishop Alan McGuckian.
Climate change is the most pressing issue facing us all as a global community – President Michael D Higgins at the Cork Conference on Intergenerational Climate Justice.
“My key message today is: wherever we call home it is incumbent on all of us to live responsibly, and in a sustainable way, always thinking of our neighbour” – Bishop Alan McGuckian, chair of the Bishops’ Council for Justice and Peace.
"Simple actions like mowing your grass less often, retaining soft landscaping over hard paved surfaces, and letting the odd flowering weed spring up in your garden here and there can have can be hugely beneficial to pollinators."
Guest speakers at the event will be Trócaire’s head of policy and advocacy, Lorna Gold, and the former president of Mater Dei, Fr Dermot Lane.
A report published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in August 2018 showed that Ireland was way off track in reaching its carbon reduction targets, Fr Sean McDonagh has warned.
“On this special day let us renew our commitment to equality, social justice and care for all our vulnerable people, so many of whom continue to struggle for the very necessities of life.”
It is the story about doing everything we can for the sake of our children's future, says Dr Lorna Gold.
Formula E features high-performance streamlined electric powered cars that are more environmentally friendly.
“We must seek the ways to restore the place of God in society and above all in the hearts of our young people.”
Former president presented copy of 'Laudato Si: An Irish Response' to Pope Francis during meeting between the Pontiff and the Elders in the Vatican on Monday
We need to stop talking about the threat of climate change and realise it is no longer a threat but an occurrence taking place right now.
The crisis is partly as a result of this year’s unusually hot summer – temperatures in Rome are expected to hit 38 ˚C this week – but a crucial factor is that the Lazio region, in which Rome lies, has experienced two exceptionally dry winters in a row.
Let ours be a time remembered for the awakening of a new reverence for life, the firm resolve to achieve sustainability, the quickening of the struggle for justice and peace – Pope Francis.
A fundamental responsibility of every follower of Jesus is to transform the world with hope. Every vote in favour of a more just, peaceful and caring society is a concrete and personal expression of that hope.
Faith communities have a vital role to play bringing about the transformative change Pope Francis calls for in Laudato Si.
Formation of the Association of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI) in mid June as IMU and CORI bow out.
Eco theologian Fr Sean McDonagh SSC will give a lecture in Tralee and launch his new book ‘On Care for Our Common Home’.
“We wanted to demonstrate an authentic witness to the commitment to 'integral ecology' advocated by Pope Francis."
To reach a healthy level of meat consumption, US citizens need to cut their intake by two-thirds & the Irish should eat half as much meat as we do.
Former footballer to give personal testimony about his faith journey following the tragic death of his wife, Michaela.
“Men, women and children suffer because of weapons of mass destruction and we fail to respond, seduced by weapons of mass distraction.”
Preparation for Limerick's synod in 2016 continues as diocese hears from business, sporting, local government and arts communities.
Warns against the “atomistic, individualistic and deracinated existence” which has become increasingly prevalent in many parts of the Western world.
“Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation” Pontiff warns in White House address.
Papal visit coincides with the 80th anniversary of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cuba and the Holy See.
Professor John Fitzgerald, chair of the advisory committee to the Government on the environment, will address the conference on ‘Ecology and Economics’.
“It demonstrates to our elected representatives that protection of creation is important to us” - Bishop John McAreavey.