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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....

“Green Reformation” conference explores ties between ecology, religion and education

20 June 2019
An international consultation entitled “Green Reformation: Ecology, Religion, Education and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement” was held 12-15 May at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute....

EURACTIV: Pope Francis calls for ‘radical energy transition’ to stem global warming

17 June 2019
Pope Francis said on Friday (14 June) that carbon pricing is “essential” to stem global warming – his clearest statement yet in support of penalising...

Church of England achieves 2nd place in global Responsible Investment industry rankings

13 June 2019
The Church of England has been ranked second globally in an industry survey of Responsible Investors, with two leading figures working in ethical engagement for...

“Demonstrate personal sacrifice” to care for creation, urges Ecumenical Patriarch

11 June 2019
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, speaking at the Halki Summit III in Istanbul, reflected that all of us are called to serve as priests of...

Hope Cathedral - Interreligious climate pilgrimage 2.6.2019

7 June 2019
Arrival of the participants of the Interreligious climate pilgrimage at Isegran. They were welcomed by, among others, Mayor of Fredrikstad, Jon-Ivar Nygård and Bishop Atle...

First performance of a Song for the Season of Creation

4 June 2019
The choir of St Bride’s Church Fleet Street gave the first ever performance last Sunday of A song for the Season of Creation written for...

A new "green" route appeared in the village of Bohina in the Braslaŭ district

3 June 2019
An ecological trail 700 meters long runs along the local Bohinskaje Lake. The trail is equipped with stations, on each there is an information stand...

WCC augments Vatican’s call to address climate emergency

30 May 2019
As global youth protests and scientific reports alike underscore the urgency of addressing climate change, the World Council of Churches (WCC) joined in the increasingly...

WCC Executive Committee: global biodiversity crisis reaches urgent level

28 May 2019
The World Council of Churches Executive Committee, in a statement, said that the global biodiversity crisis has reached an urgent level, and called for structural...