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MESSAGE by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the UNFCCC COP-23 Session

Bonn, Germany November 6-17, 2017 The 23rd session of the United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change provides occasion to recall with introspection and reflect with integrity on the state of our world, but also on where we have come and where we are headed as a global community, especially in light of the urgent call of the Paris Agreement. Last November, our message to COP-22 was that we “hold nations accountable to resolutions r....

Green Church label emerges in France

16 October 2017
The Protestant Federation of France (FPF), the Episcopal Conference of France (CEF), the Orthodox Bishop Assembly of France (AEOF) and the Council of Christian Churches...

Keynote by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2017

14 October 2017
It is an honor to address the Arctic Circle Assembly at the gracious invitation of the organizers, especially its founding Chairman and former President of...

Finnish town of Ii sets the pace for green Europe

12 October 2017
The EU-funded InnoHiili project taking place in Ii, Finland, has won the Climate Change category at the European Commission’s RegioStars2017 Awards in Brussels. The EU-wide...

Scottish Government set to announce deposit return scheme for plastic bottles

20 September 2017
This morning the press are reporting that the Scottish Government will introduce a deposit return scheme for drink packaging including plastic bottles and cans. This...

ECEN digital newsletter release

15 September 2017
ECEN started publishing its own digital Newsletter. The newsletter will be published every 3-4 months and will deliver, as we believe, good-quality content and Christian...

In Time for creation ECEN prays for the victims of hurricane Irma

13 September 2017
This year Time for creation (1 st September – 4 th October) has been marked by the presence and devastating effects of hurricane Irma, the...

Patriarch Bartholomew: Message for the Day of Protection for the Environment

5 September 2017
† BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church: Grace, peace and mercy From the Creator...

Hope in the age of climate change

31 August 2017
What is the substance of hope in the age of climate change? How can theology shape our action in responding to environmental challenges? What are...

Time for creation: Time for prayers for the world and environment

31 August 2017
The following is a joint press release from the Conference of European Churches, the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences, and the European Christian Environmental Network....