Founded by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Catholic Earthcare Australia promotes understanding that creation is sacred and must be protected and preserved for present and future generations.
Who created Catholic Earthcare?
The initiative has its origin in calls by Pope John Paul II for the church to pay greater attention to protecting the environment.
When was Catholic Earthcare founded?
Who is involved in Catholic Earthcare Australia?
Caritas Australia is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia.
What is the mission of Catholic Earthcare Australia?
Catholic Earthcare Australia’s core business is to foster a life-long journey of ecological conversion – being attentive and responsive to God and Creation.
Where was Catholic Earthcare founded?
How does Caritas help the environment?
Caritas calls for urgent action to cut carbon emissions rapidly and support adaptation for the world’s poorest communities, under the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. In 2015, Pope Francis released his encyclical, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home.
What message is Catholic Earthcare Australia responding to?
Catholic Earthcare Australia is a program of Caritas Australia that responds to the ‘cry of the earth’ to safeguard the integrity of creation and provide a voice for victims of environmental injustice.