Blog Archive: Catholic Church Archives - Bright Now

26

Oct

2021

Faith institutions announce largest-ever divestment ahead of COP26

Today, five days before the UN climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow and four days before the G20 Summit in Rome, 72 faith institutions, including 37 from the UK, announce their divestment from fossil fuels in the largest-ever joint divestment announcement by religious organisations.

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23

Sep

2021

Catholic young adults call on dioceses to divest in letter to Bishops

This week, 176 Catholic young adults from all 22 dioceses in England and Wales have written an open letter to Catholic bishops calling on all dioceses to divest from fossil fuels ahead of COP26. The open letter published by The Tablet expresses the concern of young people about the ‘the impact of the climate crisis on younger generations and the most vulnerable’.

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15

Sep

2021

The Archdiocese of Birmingham divests from fossil fuels

Today, the Archdiocese of Birmingham announced that it has divested from companies which extract fossil fuels with immediate effect, becoming the first Archdiocese in England and Wales to do so.

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20

Jul

2021

Global divestment announcement: Divest your church in the year of COP26

Together with our friends at the Global Catholic Climate Movement, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, Operation Noah is delighted to launch the next global divestment announcement for faith organisations, which will take place on 26 October 2021.

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16

Nov

2020

Record number of faith institutions launch new wave of fossil fuel divestment

Today, 47 faith institutions from 21 countries, including nine institutions from the UK, announce their divestment from fossil fuels as a practical response to the climate emergency.

Participating institutions include five Catholic religious orders in the UK, two United Reformed Church Synods, UK-based local Anglican and Methodist churches, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (Catholic) and American Jewish World Service.

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23

Oct

2020

Webinar shows vital role of Catholic impact investing in advancing just, green recovery

On Wednesday 21 October, Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative, Operation Noah and partner organisations hosted the second part of a webinar series on Catholic investment for an integral ecology.

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