Catholic Media Contacts for Encyclical Inquiries

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has compiled the following list of Catholic representatives to comment on the encyclical “Laudato Si'”.

For inquiries specific to the GCCM, see this page.

 

AFRICA
Allen Ottaro Executive Director, Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA); GCCM Co-founder Kenya 25.72.160.5830 [email protected]
Antony Mbandi Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa – AMECEA Kenya +254722524329 [email protected]
ADJAHOSSOU Kami Firmin Programmes Officer at the Secretariat of teh Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM/SCEAM) Ghana +233245315450 [email protected]
ASIA
Yeb Saño Spiritual Ambassador, OurVoices and The People’s Pilgrimage Philippines +639266510932 [email protected]
Lou Arsenio Coordinator, Ecology Ministry of the Archdiocese of Manila; GCCM co-founder Philippines 63.908.869.0211 [email protected]
Fr John Leydon Society of St. Columban; GCCM co-founder Philippines +639167268382 [email protected]
Ciara Shannon Regional Coordinator for Asia, Our Voices; GCCM co-founder Hong Kong 852 62096775 [email protected]
Fr Pat Cunningham Society of St. Columban Korea 82.2.926.1217 [email protected]
Allwyn D’Silva Archdiocesan Office for Environment India 9820068257 [email protected]
EUROPE
Br. Benedict Ayodi Director, Justice Peace and Ecology, Capuchin Franciscans, Curia Generale Italy 393347948970 [email protected]
Fr Sean McDonagh Author and Eco-Theologian, Society of St. Columban Missionaries Ireland/International 353469021525 [email protected]
Neil Thorns CAFOD United Kingdom +442070955459 [email protected]
Fr Augusto Zampini Davies CAFOD United Kingdom +442070955459 [email protected]
Meera Ghani Policy and Advocacy Advisor Climate Justice, CIDSE (International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity) Belgium +3222333756 [email protected]
Bernd Nilles Secretary General, CIDSE (International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity) Belgium +32 2 233 37 57 [email protected]
Sr. Denise Boyle Assistant Director, Mercy Global Action Ireland 353 877940563 [email protected]
LATIN AMERICA
Dr. Pablo Canziani Red Argentina de Laicos, referente Acción Católica Argentina, Investigador Principal Conicet; GCCM Co-Founder Argentina 54-9-11-3582-2279 [email protected]
Tomas Insua Founding Movement Coordinator, Global Catholic Climate Movement; Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Kennedy School Argentina/USA +1 857 272 8775 [email protected]
Igor Bastos JUFRA & Global Catholic Climate Movement Brazil +55 (34) 9242-8692 [email protected]
Mauricio Lopez Caritas Ecuador; Secretario Ejecutivo de la Red Eclesial Pan Amazónica REPAM Ecuador and Amazonian countries 593 (2) 2556727 /2223140 ext 812 [email protected]
Susy Ortega Espinoza Cáritas Nicaragua Nicaragua 2266-0404 / 2266-1714 [email protected]
Flor Piñango Medio de Comunicacion Social, Càritas de Venezuela Venezuela 58 4168102738 [email protected]
Cesar Correa Coordinator, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, Missionary Society of St. Columban-Chile Chile 56.2.736.3712 [email protected]
Laura Vargas Peru Coordinator, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, Missionary Society of St. Columban-Peru Peru 51.1.512.3630 [email protected]
NORTH AMERICA
Bill Patenaude Author, CatholicEcology.net; GCCM Co-Founder USA 1-401-374-4412 [email protected]
Patrick Carolan Executive Director, Franciscan Action Network; GCCM Co-Founder USA 1-202-527-7565 (o) 1-203-522-2324 (c) [email protected]
Jeffrey Odell Korgen GreenFaith; GCCM Co-Founder USA 1-862-485-5807 (cell) [email protected]
Dan Misleh Executive Director, Catholic Climate Covenant USA 202-309-5754 [email protected]
Sr. Mary Tee Coordinator, Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice; Sister of Mercy Canada 1-7097220082 [email protected]
Kelly Di Domenico Communications Officer, Development and Peace (Caritas Canada) Canada + 514 226-9620 [email protected]
Sr. Mary Pendergast Director of Ecology at Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community USA 1-4016634530 [email protected]
Amy Woolam Echeverria Director, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Office, Society of St. Columban Missionaries USA/International 1.301.503.9222 [email protected]
Sr. Joan Serda Assistant Justice Coordinator for the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas South Central Community USA 1-478-747-5867 [email protected]
Sr. Mary Bilderback Assistant Director of Arboretum, Department of Biology, Georgian Court University USA 1-732-987-2382 [email protected]
Marie Venner Catholic Network USA 303.798.5333 [email protected]
OCEANIA-PACIFIC ISLANDS
Jacqui Remond Director, Catholic Earthcare; GCCM co-founder Australia 61.02.8907.9500 (o) 61.04.1371.5375 (c) [email protected]
Sr. Mary Tinney Coordinator, Earth Link, Sisters of Mercy Australia 61.7.3865.6623 [email protected]
Julianne Hickey National Director, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand New Zealand +6421909656 [email protected]
Sr. Bridget Ellen Crisp Nga Whaea Atawhai Sisters of Mercy New Zealand 027. 6014174 [email protected]
Sr. Elaine Wainwright Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Australia; Biblical Scholar and Head of the School of Theology at the University of Auckland New Zealand 6498454988 [email protected]
Nia Navelinikoro Society of St. Columban Fiji 679.330.8290 [email protected]

 

AFRICA
Allen Ottaro Executive Director, Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA); GCCM Co-founder Kenya 25.72.160.5830 [email protected]
Antony Mbandi Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa – AMECEA Kenya +254722524329 [email protected]
ADJAHOSSOU Kami Firmin Programmes Officer at the Secretariat of teh Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM/SCEAM) Ghana +233245315450 [email protected]
ASIA
Yeb Saño Spiritual Ambassador, OurVoices and The People’s Pilgrimage Philippines +639266510932 [email protected]
Lou Arsenio Coordinator, Ecology Ministry of the Archdiocese of Manila; GCCM co-founder Philippines 63.908.869.0211 [email protected]
Fr John Leydon Society of St. Columban; GCCM co-founder Philippines 63.2.523.3361 [email protected]
Ciara Shannon Regional Coordinator for Asia, Our Voices; GCCM co-founder Hong Kong 852 62096775 [email protected]
Fr Pat Cunningham Society of St. Columban Korea 82.2.926.1217 [email protected]
Allwyn D’Silva Archdiocesan Office for Environment India 9820068257 [email protected]
EUROPE
Br. Benedict Ayodi Director, Justice Peace and Ecology, Capuchin Franciscans, Curia Generale Italy 393347948970 [email protected]
Fr Sean McDonagh Author and Eco-Theologian, Society of St. Columban Missionaries Ireland/International 353469021525 [email protected]
Fr Augusto Zampini Davies CAFOD United Kingdom +442070955459 [email protected]
Meera Ghani Policy and Advocacy Advisor Climate Justice, CIDSE (International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity) Belgium +3222333756 [email protected]
Bernd Nilles Secretary General, CIDSE (International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity) Belgium +32 2 233 37 57 [email protected]
Sr. Denise Boyle Assistant Director, Mercy Global Action Ireland 353 877940563 [email protected]
LATIN AMERICA
Dr. Pablo Canziani Red Argentina de Laicos, referente Acción Católica Argentina, Investigador Principal Conicet; GCCM Co-Founder Argentina 54-9-11-3582-2279 [email protected]
Tomas Insua Founding Movement Coordinator, Global Catholic Climate Movement; Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Kennedy School Argentina/USA +1 857 272 8775 [email protected]
Igor Bastos JUFRA & Global Catholic Climate Movement Brazil +55 (34) 9242-8692 [email protected]
Mauricio Lopez Caritas Ecuador; Secretario Ejecutivo de la Red Eclesial Pan Amazónica REPAM Ecuador and Amazonian countries 593 (2) 2556727 /2223140 ext 812 [email protected]
Susy Ortega Espinoza Cáritas Nicaragua Nicaragua 2266-0404 / 2266-1714 [email protected]
Flor Piñango Medio de Comunicacion Social, Càritas de Venezuela Venezuela 58 4168102738 [email protected]
Cesar Correa Coordinator, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, Missionary Society of St. Columban-Chile Chile 56.2.736.3712 [email protected]
Laura Vargas Peru Coordinator, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, Missionary Society of St. Columban-Peru Peru 51.1.512.3630 [email protected]
NORTH AMERICA
Bill Patenaude Author, CatholicEcology.net; GCCM Co-Founder USA 1-401-374-4412 [email protected]
Patrick Carolan Executive Director, Franciscan Action Network; GCCM Co-Founder USA 1-202-527-7565 (o) 1-203-522-2324 (c) [email protected]
Jeffrey Odell Korgen GreenFaith; GCCM Co-Founder USA 1-862-485-5807 (cell) [email protected]
Dan Misleh Executive Director, Catholic Climate Covenant USA 202-309-5754 [email protected]
Sr. Mary Tee Coordinator, Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice; Sister of Mercy Canada 1-7097220082 [email protected]
Kelly Di Domenico Communications Officer, Development and Peace (Caritas Canada) Canada + 514 226-9620 [email protected]
Sr. Mary Pendergast Director of Ecology at Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community USA 1-4016634530 [email protected]
Amy Woolam Echeverria Director, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Office, Society of St. Columban Missionaries USA/International 1.301.503.9222 [email protected]
Sr. Joan Serda Assistant Justice Coordinator for the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas South Central Community USA 1-478-747-5867 [email protected]
Sr. Mary Bilderback Assistant Director of Arboretum, Department of Biology, Georgian Court University USA 1-732-987-2382 [email protected]
Marie Venner Catholic Network USA 303.798.5333 [email protected]
OCEANIA-PACIFIC ISLANDS
Jacqui Remond Director, Catholic Earthcare; GCCM co-founder Australia 61.02.8907.9500 (o) 61.04.1371.5375 (c) [email protected]
Sr. Mary Tinney Coordinator, Earth Link, Sisters of Mercy Australia 61.7.3865.6623 [email protected]
Julianne Hickey National Director, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand New Zealand +6421909656 [email protected]
Sr. Bridget Ellen Crisp Nga Whaea Atawhai Sisters of Mercy New Zealand 027. 6014174 [email protected]
Sr. Elaine Wainwright Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Australia; Biblical Scholar and Head of the School of Theology at the University of Auckland New Zealand 6498454988 [email protected]
Nia Navelinikoro Society of St. Columban Fiji 679.330.8290 [email protected]


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