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Pope’s encyclical on environment sparks comments and hope

Ecology and Jesuits in Communication (Ecojesuit.com) has launched its special edition on Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical released last 18 June.  This edition...

Cries of the poor and cries of Nature

On Pope Francis’ new Encyclical letter Laudato Si Awaited for many months and the object of a great deal of commentary and criticism in advance...

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

CIDSE is an international alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations working together for global justice. Caritas Internationalis is a network comprising 165 organisations. It...

A new form of anti-Semitism in Europe

An old spectre is haunting Europe: anti-Semitism. This year's terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen left five people dead just because they were Jewish....

Frontiers of fear

Since January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more...

Call for an European mobilization for water

Citizens coming from all over Europe, representing the nearly two million people that supported the first successful European Citizen's Initiative for the Right to...

Towards COP21: impacts of climate change

The next UN Conference on Climate Change, COP 21, will open in Paris on 30 November 2015. A lot is expected of this Conference...

La solidarité européenne en temps de crise

Dans son livre court mais riche de sens Temps des crises, Michel Serres propose de creuser sous le niveau du phénomène économique et politique...