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It was 50 years ago, on March 26th 1967, that Pope Paul VI released his encyclical Populorum Progressio: On the Development of Peoples.
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.
Find here a collection of case studies presented during the conference with contact details for interviews.
Press release: Land grabbing and just governance discussed in a unique pan-African conference starting today ahead of Pope’s visit to Africa.
The conference will highlight the state of land grabbing in Africa, cases of resistance across the continent, as well as Church responses and its increasing engagement on issues of land grabbing.
On 5th November 2015, two dams from Samarco SA, a joint venture between Vale SA (50%) and BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda (50%) broke, creating a torrent of mud and mining wastes in the district of Bento Rodrigues, at the town of Mariana, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
To walk means to be ready for change. Four People (Anja Appel, Ferdinand Kaineder, Rembert Schleicher and Silvia Wieser) walked the whole way from Vienna to Salzburg in 21 days.
This past September, during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, CIDSE and Caritas Internationalis,held a High-level event on Climate Change, in preparation to the upcoming UN Climate Summit in Paris (COP21).
The Encyclical Laudato Si’ –what it means for the COP 21 negotiations and beyond
Press release: Catholic Church worldwide calls for urgent climate action and for a major break-through at the COP 21 Paris Conference
Today, the presidents of all the continental Associations of Bishops’ Conferences issued a compelling appeal to the negotiating parties and heads of state working towards a new international climate agreement to be agreed this December at COP 21 in Paris.