For the 2023 Season of Creation, EarthBeat will recirculate nine "Creature Features" through a twice-weekly newsletter. Each Tuesday and Thursday from Sept. 1 to Oct. 4 subscribers will receive an email with an original illustration of the day's creature by graphic designer and illustrator Ryan McQuade along with a preview of and link to an essay or report on EarthBeat that highlights that creature.
The Season of Creation invites people "not only to listen to the suffering, but also to listen to the invitation to work together and build something beautiful together," said Wesley Cocozello of The Columbans.
As heatwaves blister the globe, Pope Francis has called for bolder actions from nations at two upcoming major international environment summits, and for all people to "repent and modify our lifestyles and destructive systems."
Five months after enrollment opened, the Laudato Si' Action Platform and its organizers remain focused on building bottom-up momentum to deliver a Catholic contribution to efforts to combat climate change.