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India for Animals Conf 2016

India for Animals Conf 2016

The 2016 India for Animals Conference has recently taken place in Mumbai organised by the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO). I was delighted to attend and represent CCA and was very pleased to find that the Dogs Trust were co-hosting the Conference. This is no doubt because “street/stray

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St Francis Day 2016

Happy St Francis Day 2016 Today is St Francis day and we commemorate the life and death of St Francis of Assisi who died on 4th October 1226 at Portiuncula in Italy and was then declared a Saint by Pope Gregory 1x in 1228. It is well know that St

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National Feral Cat Day 2016-16th October 2016

CCA strongly agrees with the viewpoint that all animals deserve support, care and consideration and we have for many years been long time advocates and supporters of Feral cats and indeed we fully support charities across the globe who take direct action in supporting these animals. I am delighted to

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Animal Welfare and Individual Responsibility

  I am often asked what can be done to stop this or what can be done to end that? What is the Catholic Church doing about X or what is the Pope saying about Y. All of these are valid questions and deserve answers which I try to give

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Creation Day is Tomorrow!

Tomorrow 1st Sept is Creation Day and people all over the world will be celebrating. CCA is excited about Creation day and on the Homepage of our website you will be able to watch a short video from Pope Francis and find a link to some Creation day prayers that

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Long Distance Live Transport of Animals

CCA opposes the horrendous abuse of animals that takes place in the production of food for humans. We of course strongly promote a vegetarian or vegan diet and CCA wish we all lived in a world where animals were not eaten by humans at all. However,meat eating is not only

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CCA Annual Retreat 2016

  I am currently at the CCA Annual Retreat which this year is being held in the wonderful Quaker run and administered Charney Manor Conference & Retreat Centre in Oxfordshire. The Retreat is always a great Ecumenical event and this year is no different with colleagues and friends from differing

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World Youth Day 2016-Pope Francis arrives

World Youth Day 2016 really took off today with the arrival of Pope Francis into Krakow. I spent the morning at the Laudato Si’ Eco-Village meeting young people from many countries and continents and explaining to them the message of Pope Francis in his Encyclical letter on the Environment in

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WYD 2016-Laudato Si’ Eco-Village

The Laudato Si’ Ec0-Village was set up yesterday by members of the Global Catholic Climate Movement and officially opens today for visitors to WYD 2016 and other interested individuals. The Eco-village will explain to people the message from Pope Francis’ ground breaking Encyclical letter on the state of the environment

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