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Churches must intensify action on the climate emergency

A message from the conference “Churches contribution to a sustainable society”, Oslo, May 25-28 2019. The conference, organised jointly by the Church of Norway and European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN), gathered representatives from Churches and ecumenical organisations from eleven countries across Europe. The challenges we face are overwhelming. Climate change, accelerating decline of biodiversity, pollution of water sources and....

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...

Between despair and hope - What can be done, and how do we do it?

26 May 2019
That is how we do it - at the workshop of "Hope Cathedral" in Fridrikstad, on the 2nd day of the conference arranged in cooperation...

Church of Scotland: General Assembly rejects divestment call

23 May 2019
The General Assembly has recognised that the world is in the grip of a climate and ecological emergency but rejected calls for divestment. Commissioners voted...