“On climate change, there is a clear, definitive and ineluctable ethical imperative to act.”
— Pope Francis

“The Lord God then took the man and settled him in the garden of Eden, to cultivate and care for it … God looked at everything he had made, and found it very good.”
— Genesis 2:15, 1:31

“Can we remain indifferent before the problems associated with such realities as climate change? … A greater sense of intergenerational solidarity is urgently needed.”
— Pope Benedict XVI

“I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live.”
— Deuteronomy 30:19

“The ecological crisis reveals the urgent moral need for a new solidarity, especially in relations between the developing nations and those that are highly industrialized.”
— Saint John Paul II

“Open your mouth in behalf of the mute, and for the rights of the destitute; open your mouth, judge justly, defend the needy and the poor!”
— Proverbs 31:8-9


Pope Francis told us: “On climate change there is a clear, definitive and ineluctable ethical imperative to act.” There are lots of ways in which you could join the movement and start turning the tide for climate justice.

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We are a community of hundreds of thousands of Catholics like you, responding to Pope Francis’ call to action in the Laudato Si’ encyclical. We are lay people, priests, religious, bishops and a global network of member organizations working together to tackle the climate change crisis.

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