The SAFCEI is a “multi-faith organisation committed to supporting faith leaders and their communities in Southern Africa’’ on issues regarding the earth and the environment, according to the institute’s website. It aims to promote ‘’awareness, understanding and action on eco-justice, sustainable living and climate change”.
Scientists worldwide must serve humanity and the health of the planet, which means they must also propose viable solutions to problems and persuade government leaders and policymakers to implement them, Pope Francis said.
Fr Chris Chatteris (right) with plumbers Dave Borthwick (centre) and DJ Dyantyi beside the pressure pump of the newly installed groundwater system for flushing the toilets at St Francis Xavier Seminary in Cape Town....
By Patrick Dowling – St Joseph’s parish in Kommetjie in the Cape Town archdiocese is helping to organise a Rise for Climate event on Saturday, September 8, related to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. This...
While everyone has a role and responsibility to help safeguard the planet, all governments must uphold commitments agreed upon in the Paris Accord on reducing climate change, Pope Francis said.
Challenging world oil executives to recognise the urgent environmental need to quickly transition from fossil fuel extraction and burning, to clean energy production, Pope Francis called them to take to heart that “Civilization requires energy, but energy must not destroy civilization.”
Grade 8 students from Brescia House School in Johannesburg went on a waterwise tour around their school with operations manager Paul Matthews.
Continuing education by the Catholic Church about the danger nuclear weapons pose is needed if the goal of total nuclear disarmament is to be achieved, a Vatican official said during a U.S. visit. Average...
Staff at Khanya House in Pretoria, headquarters of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, celebrated World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation with a Mass.
Catholic social teaching has developed over the past century as new problems – human, social, economic and environmental – come clearer into focus and call out for a faith-based response.
Environmental destruction is a sign of a “morally decaying scenario” in which too many people ignore or deny that, from the beginning, “God intended humanity to cooperate in the preservation and protection of the earth
Together with the head of the Orthodox Church, Pope Francis urged people to be respectful and responsible toward creation while being aware of how disrupted ecosystems impact the poor.