Environmental Justice calls Catholics to a deeper respect for God’s creation, and engages parishes in activities that deal with environmental problems, particularly as they affect the poor and vulnerable. ~ office of Catholic Social Justice Ministries

“I would like to ask all those who have positions of responsibility in economic, political and social life, and all men and women of goodwill: let us be ‘protectors’ of creation, protectors of God’s plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment.” (Pope Francis, Homily at Inauguration, 3/19/13)

Franciscan Earth Corps
Franciscan Earth Corps is a national network of Franciscan-hearted young adults


FAN is a collective Franciscan voice seeking to
transform US public policy related to peace making,
care for creation, poverty, and human rights.

Catholic Social Justice

The OCSJM of the Archdiocese of Hartford advances Catholic social teaching by educating and preparing parishes to work for social justice.


The Catholic Climate Covenant is a catalyst, convener and clearinghouse that urges Catholic individuals, families, parishes, schools and other organizations to embrace and act on Catholic teaching as it relates to care for creation and climate change.

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