Season of Creation 2019

The Season of Creation is this special time of year when Christians from all around the world unite to pray and act for our common home. This year, we experienced a bolder sense of sense of momentum and unity across the Christian family. Pope Francis in Season of...

Climate strikes 29 November

photo Julian Meehan 29 November is the date of the next big global climate strike. This is the next moment in the global movement that was started by Greta Thunberg. This mobilization has a target–the UN climate talks that begin just three days later, on 2 December....

Divestment and the synod on the Amazon

As the synod on the Amazon wraps up in Rome, indigenous Amazonian leaders are calling  Catholic institutions to divest from fossil fuels. Indigenous communities have successfully stewarded the Amazon for thousands of years. Now, illegal encroachment by ranchers,...

Reflection on the Synod and Martyrs

By Scott Wright, Director, Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach Early Sunday morning, on October 20, forty bishops and a hundred or more observers and participants in the Synod on the Amazon took time away from their meetings to visit the ancient catacombs of...