An award-winning missionary magazine

ENVIRONMENT: 42 Catholic Institutions To Divest From Fossil Fuels

For the second time, a group of 40-plus faith-based organizations committed to avoiding investments in fossil fuels. Among the organizations are the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, Caritas Asia, three dioceses, 13 lay organizations, and 20 religious congregations and associations–including the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Commission of the International Union of Superiors General, the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and the U.S. based Catholic philanthropic network FADICA.

Along with them, four Christian groups in the United Kingdom–including the Southern and Thames North Synods of the United Reformed Church–and the human rights-focused American Jewish World Service also divested.  


Read These Next


Economic success excludes millions of people

Bangladesh has made significant strides in socio-economic development in the past few decades. Poverty fell from 49% in 1990 to 24.7% in 2014, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. During…

VENEZUELA: Public Health Emergency

The economic crisis in this country has exploded into a public health emergency, claiming the lives of untold numbers of Venezuelans, and there are chronic shortages of antibiotics, intravenous…

PALESTINE: Decline Of Christians In The West Bank

In the Arab city of Jenin, 26 km north of Nablus, there are only 130 Christians out of 70,000 inhabitants, almost all Catholics of the Latin rite. In Tubas, another Arab town in the northern West…

Share Your Thoughts


Loading Conversation

Sign up for the newsletter

Getting your own copy of "Friends of the Mission" is free. Sign up with your complete address to get one delivered right to your doorstep.

Kindly double check that the information you entered is correct and accurate. Thank you!