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  • “Politics in service of peace: a statement by the Catholic bishops of Australia for the 2019 federal election” can be found at:
Fifty years ago this week, millions of people around the world came together to kick off a new era in the protection of our common home. In 1970, the very first Earth Day galvanized a movement that transformed how we see our place on this planet.
Today, the world faces newer and bigger challenges than we did half a century ago.
In his weekly address, Pope Francis honoured the Earth Day movement. He said, “As the tragic coronavirus pandemic has taught us, we can overcome global challenges only by showing solidarity with one another and embracing the most vulnerable in our midst.”