October 20, 2020
With the current momentum around climate action, now is the time to highlight the experiences of those on the frontline of the climate crisis, writes CAFOD Director Christine Allen.
Continue reading “Attenborough has inspired the nation, but we must hear diverse voices if we are going to change the world”
July 6, 2020
Dominic Aunger, a long-time CAFOD campaigner and committed climate advocate, attended a virtual lobby for the climate and environment at the end of June. Here he tells us about this new experience.
Continue reading “Virtual lobbying: A new experience”
May 22, 2020
Friday 22 May is International Day for Biological Diversity. From his garden in London, CAFOD’s Ben Payne considers the wonders of our natural environment and the struggles of indigenous peoples around the world to protect our common home.
Continue reading “Finding happiness through biodiversity”
February 5, 2020
The Pacific Islands are made up of thousands of small islands, each with their own unique cultures. For many of us, the Pacific Islands symbolise paradise. But for communities in the Pacific, the shores of the climate crisis creep ever closer.
Continue reading “Generations Unite with the Pacific Islands”
January 29, 2020
The Amazon region is huge and critical to our planet’s health. Yet 20 per cent of its forest has already been destroyed.
As the climate crisis affects Amazonian people’s lives in increasing ways, indigenous community leaders such as Delio, 29, are responding to the urgency of the situation.
Continue reading “Generations Unite with the Amazon”
October 15, 2019
Mauricio López is the Executive Secretary of REPAM – a Catholic Church network CAFOD supports that promotes the rights and dignity of the people in the Amazon. As the Amazon Synod takes place, Mauricio tells us about the threats indigenous communities in the Amazon face and the important role they play in protecting our planet.
Continue reading “Standing alongside indigenous communities”
September 20, 2019
When climate change protesters create a ‘prayer bridge’ in London in October, our Head of Campaigns Daniel Hale suggests three ways CAFOD supporters can stand in prayer and solidarity.
Continue reading “Bridge of faith: Why are Extinction Rebellion taking over a London bridge?”
July 26, 2019
Elizabeth Bennett is a CAFOD Climate Champion from the Hexham and Newcastle diocese. On 26 June she joined thousands of campaigners at the Time is Now mass lobby in London, all calling for further, faster action from MPs on the climate crisis.
Continue reading “A day in the life: My experience at the climate mass lobby”
July 4, 2019
Hundreds of CAFOD supporters joined us in London for The Time is Now mass lobby, when we told our MPs we need urgent action to address the climate emergency. Emma Gallagher, a CAFOD climate champion, tells us what the experience was like for her.
Continue reading “The time is now to speak up about the climate catastrophe”
June 20, 2019
Becky, our Campaigns Writer explores how CAFOD’s London headquarters, Romero House, helps the environment through a wealth of eco-friendly systems.
Continue reading “How our office helps the environment”