When we celebrate the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on 1 September, we begin the Time for Creation which lasts until October 4, the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. We witness the spirit of communion as a family that shares the goods in the common home that God, in his ...
Following COP22, Caritas urges more action and clarification on key issues over the next two years to ensure the Paris Agreement really delivers for the poor.
"We were hoping for courage and creativity from leaders to tackle climate change, yet the draft agreement lacks ambition and does not offer an adequate solution to this global emergency," says Caritas.
The Amazon in particular will suffer from further global warming that will endanger the forests.
Caritas is appealing for funds help build farmers’ and communties’ resilience to drought in response to food shortages in Ethiopia.
Caritas and CIDSE say that the UN climate summit in Paris (COP21) needs to respond to the urgency of dangerous climate change but also serve as a milestone for creating a unified vision for the future of humanity leaving no one behind.