Protect Our Common Home
In their recent pastoral statement, God Calls Us to Care for Our Common Home, the California Bishops asked all to heed the call to a spiritual conversion that respects our common home a
Pastoral Statement by the California Conference of Catholic Bishops On the fourth anniversary of Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home
One-third of the parishes, offices and facilities of the Diocese of Monterey have gone solar, and the counties of Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz now draw on 100 percent carbon and nuclear-free energy largely thanks to efforts of local Catholics.
The Diocese of Stockton, in the heart of California’s Central Valley and facing immense environmental challenges, has joined the Catholic Climate Covenant as well as other Catholic and faith groups in filing an amicus brief in support of the Clean
In Laudato Si, a letter addressed to all the people of the world, Pope Francis presents a clear and compelling case for placing people at the center of a renewed commitment to caring for the planet.
Care For Our Common Home Resources
Read introductions to the US Bishops' statements...
- Renewing the Earth: An Invitation to Reflection and Action on Environment in Light of Catholic Social Teaching
- Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence, and the Common Good
- Catholic Climate Covenant
- Additional Resources