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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....

Season of Creation: CEC and CCEE reaffirm responsibility for creation and invite to pray

2 August 2019
Press Release No: 19/19 issued jointly with the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences 1 August 2019 Brussels The following is a joint statement titled “Season...

Vilnius hosted the ‘School of Youth Ministry’ dedicated to the environmental issues

1 August 2019
The School of Youth Ministry was held in Vilnius on 1-4 July, 2019. It was not the first Youth Ministry School for the Department of...

Nachhaltig durch das Kirchenjahr

22 July 2019
„Meine Hilfe kommt von Gott“ Psalm 121,2 Materialien für Andachten und Gottesdienste zu den Nachhaltigkeitszielen der Agenda 2030. You can download the pfd version here...

Hungarian Protestants expressed commitment for climate-neutral Europe

22 July 2019
Reformed and Lutheran Churches’ environmental organisations sent a letter to the President in Hungary in support of the EU long-term climate strategy for a prosperous,...

The Wuppertal Call: “ecological conversion” urgently needed

25 June 2019
After 52 participants from 22 countries from different confessional and faith traditions gathered 16-19 June in Wuppertal, Germany, they have released "Kairos for Creation –...

“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...