Pope addresses world leaders before COP26

  Pope Francis on Friday, offered some reflections on building together in the face of the climate crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic to listeners of the BBC “Thought of the Day” radio column, as world leaders prepare to meet in Glasgow for the UN COP26 Climate...

Pastoral letter from the Nordic bishops’ conference

  On Sunday, 17th. October, a process of discernment began that involves all Catholics. ‘Pope Francis’, we are told, ‘invites the whole Church to question itself on synodality.’ A synod stands for fellowship in movement towards a shared goal. The Bishops of...

Children celebrating Creation

On Saturday afternoon, 18th. September, five children joined Sr. Florence to learn about the Season of Creation. They heard the story of Abraham, then each one made an “Abraham´s tent”. They also visited the nearby park to experience God´s presence in...

The Filipino Catholics behind the Laudato Si’ Movement

At the beginning of 2015, Pope Francis visited the Philippines. On the day he arrived, the Global Catholic Climate Movement was launched, backed by several Franciscan organizations and Manila’s Archbishop, Cardinal Chito Tagle, who hosted Pope Francis during his stay...

Season of Creation

Every year on 1ˢᵗ September, Orthodox Christians begin their year with a commemoration of how God created the world. In 1989, the Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios asked people to expand this into a season, which lasts from 1ˢᵗ September to 4ᵗʰ October, the Feast of...

Stella Maris Nordic

Stella Maris is the largest ship-visiting network in the world, and the official maritime charity of the Catholic Church. In January 2021, the Scandinavian Conference of Catholic Bishops appointed Deacon David Noval as National Director for Stella Maris Nordic. On...