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09/04/2014 5:00 pm

Missio's work in Africa

Missio is the Holy Father’s own charity with the unique remit to share the gift of faith with all and reach out to the poorest and most vulnerable communities regardless of background or belief. Missio builds the Church and sustains it in places, like Africa, where it is still young or too poor to be self-sufficient.

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As Christians we are inspired to be stewards of the earth, to conserve and protect God’s creation and the earth’s resources. By our actions, we can mitigate the effects of climate change stop the destruction of habitats and reverse the decline of species worldwide. The way we treat the earth today is already affecting the poorest and most vulnerable in the world and, in time, will affect us all.

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30/08/2018 1:36 pm

Global Healing - How faith helps us care for our common home

Global Healing is a film-based resource to help us to respond to the damage being done to our planet – our common home. It's for parishes, groups and individuals and aims to inform, challenge and equip people to engage with Pope Francis’ vital call to Care For Our Common Home. 

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30/08/2018 3:53 pm

Pope Francis: "We have not succeeded in responsibly protecting creation"

Pope Francis has marked the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation by releasing a message warning that there needed to be a "renewed and sound relationship" between humanity and creation for the good of the planet. 

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13/03/2013 6:25 pm

Pope Francis' Biography

The first Pope of the Americas Jorge Mario Bergoglio hails from Argentina. The former Jesuit Archbishop of Buenos Aires is a prominent figure throughout the continent, yet remains a simple pastor who is deeply loved by his diocese, throughout which he has travelled extensively on the underground and by bus during the 15 years of his episcopal ministry.

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18/01/2016 1:31 pm

Laudato 'si Resources and Links

The Society of St Columban has collated some excellent resources on Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato si' for parishes and schools.

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