Religious world leaders gathered to call on G7 ministers to protect our Planet, to “transform this desert into a forest”. And send them a letter to encourage cooperation and peace.
Pope Francis’ encyclical is a renewable challenge to a static politics
An effective cooperation for the Earth is needed to avoid a climate catastrophe. Here’s how to follow up on Pope Francis’ words.
This encyclical is a praise to Mother Nature. Laudato Si’ recalls the text most loved by environmentalists, animalists and all those who believe in an ecumenical Christianity. The defence of renewable sources, animal dignity, GM-free agriculture, and the condemnation of injustices and dominant powers characterising a technocracy that overlooks needs, consensus and the future represent a real change to the current static status of politics.
It’s no coincidence that the first attack on Pope Francis comes from one of the oil industry’s lobbyists, the umpteenth Bush (Jeff), White House candidate. Another fossilized piece of the past that remains unresponsive to the United Nations’ numerous warnings on climate change.
Papa Francesco ha ricevuto Donald Trump in Vaticano. Dopo un colloquio di 30 minuti gli ha regalato l’enciclica sull’ambiente, sulla cura della casa comune.
Representatives coming from different sectors commented on the environmental encyclical Laudato Si’ at Expo Milano 2015, all crying for the same thing: a change in development as we know it.
Poachers in Africa are encroaching on wildlife land and killing rhinos in travel hot spots now devoid of visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has contributed two million dollars to a fund to protect Virunga National Park in Congo from threats such as terrorism, the coronavirus and poaching.
Naomi Klein, the well-known social green activist, has been invited to the Vatican to debate the economy and climate. And the general public awakens.
The comprehensive and official version of Pope Francis’ second encyclical is now available. It is the first encyclical dedicated to the protection of our home: the Earth.
The Italian magazine l’Espresso has prepublished the draft of the Holy Father’s encyclical on the environment. The Vatican Press Office hasn’t confirmed or denied the truthfulness of the text.
Pope Francis breaks the silence on climate issues and says that, with regards to global warming, humankind is at fault.