We decided to focus on degradation of agricultural soils and the challenges that farmers, especially young people and women, all over the world live such as access to education, technology and capital to support their fight against soil degradation.
Every year, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation is observed on September 1st. The international celebration marks the beginning of the Season of Creation, which extends to October 4th, the feast of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology. For the 2020 Season of Creation, the suggested topic is “Jubilee for the Earth: New Rhythms, New Hope”
Reimagining Development: Youth Perspectives for a Better World is a virtual dialogue series (28 August-25 September 2020) towards the Economy of Francesco bringing together young people from international faith-based networks and organizations, seeking to contribute to discourse and actions for a paradigm shift in development.
We take all the current tensions and challenges very seriously and with respect. We have taken them as part of our essence. Within this exercise, dialogue is fundamental. In spite of the ideological, professional and even age differences, we feel called and identified with the Pope's letter and that is where we start from.
On May 22, 2020, the first online scientific conference with international participation was held at the Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb. The purpose of conference was to see where are we after five years of the release of the Encyclical Letter Laudato sì.