Spiritual & Religious - Earth Charter

On care for our common home: A dialogue guide for Laudato Si’

The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice encourages people to discuss – to talk to one another about things that matter. In this publication, On care for our common home – A dialogue guide for Laudato Si’, the Forum facilitates a thorough study of the recent encyclical of Pope Francis, Laudato Si’, On care for our common home.

This document is available in English and French.

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The Earth Charter and Contributions of Confucian Values Toward a Sustainable Future

This is a paper adapted from a lecture Mary Evelyn Tucker gave in July 2015 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong during the 19th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP). The focus of this year’s conference was “Chinese Philosophy in the Contemporary World.” Mary Evelyn Tucker gave a lecture on “The Earth Charter and Contributions of Confucian Values Toward a Sustainable Future.” This paper is adapted from that lecture.

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A Common Faith for an Interdependent World

Steven C. Rockefeller´s speech on ¨A Common Faith for an Interdependent World¨ at the International Conference on “Dewey’s Second Mission: A Dialogue Between Deweyan Pragmatism and Confucianism” at The American Study Center of the School of English and International Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University on December 17 – 20, 2009.

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Exploring synergies between faith values and ESD

This publication provides a space for the voices of different religions and faith traditions to be shared and linked with the efforts of Education for Sustainable Development.It is the result of a collaborative effort between Earth Charter International, the University for Peace and the UNESCO San Jose office.

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The Earth Charter and the Catholic Church in Australia – 2003

This paper considers the relevance and use of the Earth Charter, a secular document, to the Catholic Church, and in particular the Church in Australia. Four issues are considered under the headings of global governance, the integrity of creation, religion, and education. The paper then briefly examines some potential issues concerning interpretation of the Earth Charter from a Catholic perspective.

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