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February 28th, 2015

NATIVE AMERICAN LAND IS DISAPPEARING BECAUSE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

From Fr. Roch’s porch, one sees acres of dead trees lying limply, killed by salt water intrusion from the storm surge. Eerie forests like this one dot the bayou county of south Louisiana’s coast. Fr. Roch is an Isle de Jean Charles native, a retired Roman Catholic priest and coastal restoration advocate. Leadership runs in […]


February 25th, 2015

Catholics completed first week of Lenten Fast for Climate Justice

Today the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) announced that over 1000 Catholics in over 50 countries have committed to fast and pray for climate action as part of the Lent Fast for Climate Justice. The traditional fast on Ash Wednesday (February 18) commenced the global effort. For every subsequent day of Lent, the GCCM have […]


February 18th, 2015

TODAY, ASH WEDNESDAY, MARKS THE START OF OUR 40-DAYS LENTEN FAST IN 40 COUNTRIES

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) announced today that more than 40 countries will take part in a 40-day Lenten fast for climate justice, from Ash Wednesday, February 18th, to April 4th. Participants in the Lenten fast are praying for unity on climate change within the Catholic church and asking world leaders to take all steps […]


January 14th, 2015

THE GCCM LAUNCHED TODAY AND WILL BE PRESENTED TO POPE FRANCIS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Today, January 14, Catholic organizations and leaders throughout the world have announced their collaboration as a movement working toward a sustainable climate future. Comprised of laity and clergy, theologians, scientists and activists, the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) released a statement containing their beliefs and mission. The statement supports Catholic environmental teachings and calls for prayer and […]

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