Updates

June 25, 2020

Statement on Black Lives Matter

Global Catholic Climate Movement stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and other groups fighting for racial justice. As a global movement that encompasses diverse communities, we are committed to urgent prayer and action to hear “the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor.”

June 25, 2020

“We can all do something”

Brian Savoie gained vital new knowledge through the Laudato Si’ Animator training about caring for creation, and he increased his understanding about how Laudato Si’ is changing lives around the world, not just in the U.S.A.

June 24, 2020

Turning despair into action for creation

For Knox Peden, Laudato Si’ and the Catholic Church’s response to climate change have done much more than simply motivate him to act. The message of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on climate change and ecology helped convince Peden to join the Catholic Church.

June 22, 2020

Vatican issues sweeping new environmental guidelines

The Vatican issued its first-ever set of comprehensive environmental guidelines on Thursday, setting forth a long-term vision for environmental action that emphasizes urgency and global coordination.

June 15, 2020

Christian organizations unite for Season of Creation

Every year, Christian organizations celebrate Christmas. Every year on Easter Sunday, we rejoice for Jesus’ resurrection. Seven weeks later, Christian organizations around the globe spend time reflecting during the Pentecost season.

June 4, 2020

Laudato Si’ songs in Nairobi

The lyrics feature words sung in Latin, Italian, French, English, and Swahili. But the song from “Waka Waka” that celebrates Laudato Si’ has one unifying message: it’s time to come together and care for our common home.