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Catholic Concern for Animals in the USA

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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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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