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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.  


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