World Environment Day is marked on 5th June. In this podcast a leading Catholic environmentalist in the U.S. talks of how the Church and individuals are playing their part in safeguarding our planet.

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Walter E. Grazer is the Director of the Environmental Justice Program, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.


The National Religious Partnership for the Environment

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The National Religious Partnership for the Environment is an association of independent faith groups across a broad spectrum: the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Council of Churches U.S.A., the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, and the Evangelical Environmental Network.

Each partner – in common biblical faith but drawing upon its distinctive traditions – is undertaking scholarship, leadership training, congregational and agency initiative, and public policy education in service to environmental sustainability and justice. Together, they seek to offer resources of religious life and moral vision to a universal effort to protect humankind’s common home and well-being on Earth.