This video shows what a group hug for the ages looks like: a world-record 250,000 young people who joined arms, hearts and voices at World Youth Day in Panama to launch the Laudato Si’ Generation.
Christians around the world celebrate the Season of Creation in a rich variety of ways. Anglicans call their observance Creationtide, and this year it extends from Sunday, September 8 to Sunday, October 13.
After the hottest July on record, it’s time to fight back against climate change as we care and give thanks for the world God has made.
In the Amazon, powerful financial and criminal interests will stop at nothing to illegally extract resources such as timber and gold from protected lands. Mauro Pío Peña, an Asháninka leader from a jungle community in Peru, paid for this ruthlessness with his life.
The Laudato Si’ Circle in Prague recently joined the the Climate Camp which is taking place in the Czech Republic. It is a week-long gathering of climate and environmental activists and is at present culminating in three days of direct action including acts of peaceful civil disobedience, in particular a blockade of one of the dirtiest coal power plants in this country.