'Missionary disciples: custodians of our common home - Discernment in light of the encyclical Laudato si’', CELAM pastoral letter. January 2018.
(Original text in Spanish. Unofficial translations in EN / DE / FR)
Laudato Si’: The End of the Beginning for the Journey Toward Care for Our Common Home and One Another
Three years ago, the world waited impatiently for the new encyclical letter on integral ecology by Pope Francis. For months ahead of its unveiling, people in the know—social activists, theologians, ecologists—Catholic or not, speculated, theorized, and dreamed of all that this important message might contain. We knew that the words from the Holy Father would be coming at a critical time, in the lead up to the COP21 Climate talks in Paris. Those of us who had been praying for the world to wake up to the urgency of the current ecological crisis put our hopes in the hands of Pope Francis and this encyclical.
Ethical Investments in an era of Climate Change: a guide to reviewing environmental and social governance of Catholic investments
Trócaire and the Global Catholic Climate Movement have launched a guide for faith-based institutions concerned with the ways in which their investments align with their mission and vision, particularly in light of the global challenge of climate change.
Reflecting the principles of Laudato Si’ in our transformative response to the climate crisis, CIDSE, November 2017
Civil Society Review report, November 2017
Signed by businesses, civil society, investors, public authorities and trade unions. Tackling climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face today. If we do not act urgently and ambitiously, the impacts will be catastrophic.
Economic policy should contribute to the fight against social injustice and climate change, not support polluters and speculators.