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Hands across the Water

I was delighted to meet Dr Bernie Unti during my visit to Humane Society of the Unites States recently. Bernie is the Senior Policy Adviser and Special Assistant to the President and CEO of HSUS and as well as charing the meeting for my presentation with his HSUS colleagues, Bernie

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CCA and Humane Society of the United States

I was delighted to be invited to present to the Humane Society of the United States on the work of CCA during my visit to Washington. HSUS has a long and proud tradition of advocating for and protecting animals throughout the length and breadth of the US for over half

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St Francis Alliance Catholic Retreat

I am delighted to be at the St Francis Alliance: Faithful Voices for Animals Retreat which is taking place this weekend at the San Damiano Spiritual Life Centre in White Post,Virginia which is in the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. The Sr Francis Alliance is a wonderful grouping of Catholic men

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Catholic Concern for Animals in the USA

  Catholic Concern for Animals is currently undertaking a visit to the United States to participate in an Animal Welfare themed Catholic Retreat and to discuss Animal Welfare and Animal Rights issues with a number of key individuals in the US including Catholic Theologians, senior Academics, important Animal Welfare groups

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End of Veganuary 2017

Well, here we are at the end of Veganuary 2017 and it seems to have been a major success and was even featured on the BBC’s flagship Newsnight programme last evening. Every person who turns to a Vegan or Vegetarian lifestyle is actively helping animals as well as advocating for

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Good News from the US

I am grateful to colleagues at Animal Defenders International(ADI) for an update on the latest position in regard to the situation regarding Circuses with Animals in the USA. ADI report that the largest Animal Circus in the US which is Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus is to close later

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Veganuary

  CCA has for many years advocated and promoted a Vegetarian and/or Vegan diet. We are delighted with the Veganuary campaign this month and have been actively promoting it and re-tweeting their material and sharing their Facebook output. New Year is always a good time for changing one’s habits, lifestyle,etc

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Happy New Year

I wish a Happy and animal friendly New Year to all CCA Members and supporters. There are many challenges ahead as always but CCA will be focused on the defence of Animal Welfare and the promotion of Animal Rights in the full spirit of Pope Francis’s extraordinary Encyclical letter, Laudato

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Cheetah Extinction?

Scientists are predicting the extinction of the worlds fastest land animal the Cheetah due to rapid decimation of numbers of the animal living in the wild over recent years with numbers of cheetahs declining by up to 85% in Africa and less than 50 cheetahs remaining in Iran. Cheetahs are

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Catholic Concern for Animals AGM 2016

  The CCA Annual General Meeting takes place at St Joseph’s Hall, Brompton Oratory on Saturday 12th November 2016 at 2pm and begins with a talk on Laudato Si’ by academic and journalist Carmody Grey. The AGM is the first one to be held after a full year of CCA

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