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Italian Jesuits join largest Catholic divestment from fossil fuels

2017_05_15_Editorial_Photo1Ecojesuit shares this recent press release on the largest joint action of Catholic groups so far to divest from coal, oil, and gas investments, of which the Italian Jesuits was part.  Gianfranco Matarazzo, SJ, Provincial Father of the Italian Jesuits said: “I express the adhesion of the Italian province of the Society of Jesus to the divestment campaign.  With this adhesion, I announce the intention to start a more detailed process about the different ways of removing our investments from fossil, progressively within the next 5 years.”

Nine Catholic organizations from around the world announced on 10 May 2017 their decision to divest their portfolios from coal, oil and gas companies in the largest joint Catholic fossil fuel divestment to date.

Eco-Parish Guide

Screen-Shot-2016-05-20-at-10.14.59-AM-229x300The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is proud to announce the release of the Eco-Parish Guide for Catholic Parishes. This free guide will be a great resource for your parish to take a first step during Laudato Si’ Week, to celebrate the encyclical’s anniversary with concrete action (see also the Parish resources for Laudato Si’ Week).

Australia joins Global Catholic Climate Movement

GCCM-Cross-square-200x200Today marks the launch of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), an international coalition of Catholic organisations and leaders committed to a sustainable climate future.

At the launch, the group released a statement underpinned by Catholic teachings and calling for prayer and action among the world’s Catholic population to work together on climate issues.