We lift a united Catholic voice to support sensible, faith-informed climate public policies.
Catholic Climate Ambassadors deliver Catholic teaching on climate change to local audiences around the country. Each ambassador is well versed in the deep history of Catholic teaching about ecology, and brings a wealth of individual experiences from organic farming to religious vocation to geoscience to inform its application. These expert envoys...
In response to the release of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical Laudato Si’, the Catholic Climate Covenant developed Catholic Energies to help Catholic campuses, including parishes, schools, healthcare facilities, and other buildings take meaningful and measurable steps to reduce their energy consumption and costs.
Our Creation Care teams enable committed Catholics to lead the charge to solve climate change—together. We achieve more together, and united action is at the heart of this program. Whether it’s a group from your parish, workplace, or school, your Creation Care team unites the people around you. You’ll work to make a difference, create more sustainable facilities, and advocate for faith-informed climate policies. Creation Care teams help transform your community to be, in Pope Francis’s words, “...
April 22, 2018 marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, a secular celebration that many faith communities have incorporated into their annual calendars for awareness and action. This year, Catholic Climate Covenant focuses on how our overuse of single-use disposable plastics contributes to what Pope Francis calls “the throwaway culture.”
Every October 4th, the Feast of St. Francis celebrates the saint who saw all created beings as his brother or sister. Inspired by this example, Catholic Climate Covenant produces a free educational program to help your faith community explore how it can better care for creation and the poor. This year’s program, "Who Is My Neighbor In A Climate - Threatened World?" focuses on the interconnections between immigration, refugees, and climate change.
St. Francis/Laudato Si' Pledge "I pledge to pray, live, and advocate Laudato Si'" To mark the second anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home, Catholic Climate Covenant is re-launching an updated version of our St. Francis Pledge started in 2009: the St. Francis/Laudato Si' Pledge. By taking the pledge, you...