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Archive for May, 2016

Too many animals are dying in Zoos

Too many animals are dying in Zoos. The latest innocent animal to be killed in a zoo is Harambe, the western lowland Gorilla pictured above. Harambe was shot dead by zoo officials at Cincinnati zoo and this follows very quickly the horrific incident last week when two lions were shot

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Laudato Si’ Week is Coming

Laudato Si’ week is coming soon and will take place from June12th-June 19th 2016 to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the publication of the release on June 18th 2015 of Pope Francis’ historical Encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home. Catholic Concern for Animals will take part in

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Pope Watch

I am delighted to announce a new section of the CCA Website which is Pope Watch. This is a collection of video clips of Pope Francis engaging and talking about the animal kingdom and can be accessed via a link on the CCA Homepage. Please feel free to e-mail me

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Pope Francis and Companion Animals

There has been much media attention with regard to recent comments by Pope Francis to a recent Jubilee of Mercy audience in Vatican City. Unfortunate misinterpretation(either deliberate or accidental) has occurred in certain media outlets to give the impression that Pope Francis has somehow criticised the care of companion animals-THIS

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