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European church projects bring forward solutions to current environmental challenges

To share information about European churches’ work on care for creation, and to promote their environmental projects through networking, representatives of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) visited Belarus from 30 September to 2 October 2019. The group included ECEN Secretary Rev. Dr Peter Pavlovic and ECEN moderator Per Ivar Våje from the Church of Norway. “We have been impressed by interest and quality of some church projects....

Bible, biodiversity portrayed via photo exhibition in New York and Geneva

21 September 2019
On the eve of the Climate Action Summit in New York, four ecumenical organizations are launching a photo exhibition on the Bible and biodiversity. Titled...

Globaler Streik

17 September 2019
Am 20.09. findet der dritte globale Klimastreik statt – weltweit werden Menschen auf die Straße gehen und für die Einhaltung des Parisabkommen und gegen die...

28. September: Klimademo Bern

13 September 2019
Es braucht einen Wandel in der Klimapolitik. Drei Wochen vor den nationalen Wahlen findet am 28. September in Bern eine grosse Kundgebung statt. Wir von...

Ecumenical Water Network coordinator shares insights after World Water Week

12 September 2019
In late August, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Water Network participated, for the fourth consecutive year, in World Water Week, held in Stockholm,...

Hungary will not prevent the EU 2050 Climate Goal

10 September 2019
Hungarian protestant environmental groups have successfully promoted to reach EU carbon neutrality by 2050. After an unfortunate veto of Hungary, Czech republic, Poland and Estonia...

“Season of Creation” means focusing on our interconnectedness

9 September 2019
As the world readies to observe the “Season of Creation” from 1 September to 4 October, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr...

Message oF His Holiness Pope Francis for the World Day of Payer for the Care of Creation 1 September 2019

2 September 2019
“And God saw that it was good” (Gen 1:25). God’s gaze, at the beginning of the Bible, rests lovingly on his creation. From habitable land...

Solidarity of Churches and organizations with “Fridays for Future”

1 September 2019
In 2018 the Ecumenical Network for Climate Justice was founded, in which 21 Catholic dioceses, Protestant Regional Churches, church organisations and initiatives, as well as...