During Laudato Si’ Week, 24 Catholic entities divest from fossil fuels
By Dennis Sadowski
May 23, 2020
CLEVELAND (CNS) – The justice and peace commission of the Bangladeshi bishops’ conference as well as dioceses in Brazil, Indonesia and Ireland are among the latest institutions announcing their intent to divest from fossil fuel companies.
The entities are among 24 Catholic and 18 other faith institutions in 14 countries that have decided to divest or to avoid investments in oil, coal, natural gas and other carbon-based energy sources, the Global Catholic Climate Movement said.