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Pope Francis’s message of hope in Colombia significant for communities affected by mining

Friday, 08 September 2017 09:55

CIDSE, the international family of Catholic social justice agencies, welcomes the address of Pope Francis in Colombia who focused his intervention on the peace process underway in the country.

Published in Newsroom

Lent 2016: reflecting on the dignity of all human beings

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 11:30

The season of Lent, a special time for reflection and prayer, has just started. We are called to think about what is essential for the life in dignity of people.

Published in Articles

VIDEO: looking back at the conference “People and Planet first: the Imperative to Change Course”

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 09:51

A 15 minutes video looks back to the conference about the encyclical Laudato Si, which provided a unique space for discussions, through which worlds that usually operate independently met, shared reflections and built unusual alliances.

Published in Rethinking development

COP 21: Some steps were taken in climate draft deal, but still a lot to do for the vulnerable

Saturday, 12 December 2015 17:09

The current negotiation text will soon be adopted as the new and only universal deal on climate change. Mass mobilisation and pressure came from the people as they took to the streets, and it is due to this pressure on politicians that we now see a reference to 1.5 C degree temperature rise target, a mention of the concept of climate justice and a signal to the fossil fuel industry that its time has come to an end.


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Last call from Catholic development agencies before the end of COP 21

Friday, 11 December 2015 11:59

Yesterday evening a new text of the Paris agreement was released, and CIDSE, alliance of 17 Catholic development agencies, hopes that some key issues will still be addressed before the closing of the negotiations planned for tomorrow.

Published in COP 21 Paris

Act now for Climate Justice! The pilgrimage from Luxembourg

Thursday, 26 November 2015 16:02

A pilgrimage towards Paris « Act now ! Let’s go ! » (“Geht doch!” – “En marche!“)

The point of view Bernard White, a British volunteer travelling to Paris

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 16:58

The climate movement around the world stands for peace and justice.

The pilgrimage towards Paris in Italy

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 14:52

Some days ago, the pilgrimage “Una Terra, Una Famiglia Umana. In cammino verso Parigi” left Italy to continue the walking towards Paris.

Manos Unidas Youth call for climate justice

Monday, 23 November 2015 15:05

On October 24th, during the Annual Manos Unidas´ Training Meeting that took place in El Escorial, we had the chance to bring together our young supporters that are travelling to Paris under the CIDSE campaign “Change for the Planet - Care for the People” and under the mobilization actions towards COP21.

Land grabbing and Just Governance Conference

Monday, 23 November 2015 10:24

Find here a collection of case studies presented during the conference with contact details for interviews.

Published in Land (land grabbing)