The wailing of God’s creatures – Catholic social teaching, human activity, and the collapse of biological diversity is the new report commissioned to the Laudato Si’ Research Institute by CIDSE, CAFOD, and the Global Catholic CIimate Movement, which calls political leaders and decision-makers to give more attention to address this “collapse”.
The GCCM Board of Directors has elected new leaders and will be guided by Dr. Lorna Gold and Yeb Saño, two outstanding personalities in the faith communities and with a relevant track record in caring for our common home.
In the context of Laudato Si’ Lent, a new edition of the Laudato Si’ Dialogues was held on March 13, this time on the theme: “The situation of environmental defenders around the world”.
The actions of the Laudato Si’ Lenten Calendar, as well as the weekly fasts, the events and the ecological examen, have been of great help to many people who wanted to increase their ecological conversion sacrifices during this liturgical season.
Sister Marianita Lligüisupa, a member of the Order of Providence, has taken the care of nature very seriously in the southern part of the city of Quito, in La Ecuatoriana neighborhood. For more than ten years she has devoted her time to the implementation of agroecology and ecotourism projects on a community property, which was obtained thanks to diligent efforts.
For week five of #LaudatoSiLent, we’re fasting from silence and actively sharing our concern for our common home with friends, family, community members, and political leaders.