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World Youth Day 2016-Krakow

World Youth Day 2016-Krakow

    I am planning to blog on CCA activities regularly at World Youth Day 2016 and other CCA activities whilst I am in Poland and I arrived late last night into Krakow after a very long journey following major flight delays at Gatwick which meant missed connections to Krakow.

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World Youth Day 2016-Krakow, Poland

  World Youth Day takes place this year in Krakow,Poland and CCA will be participating and attending as part of the delegation from the Catholic Climate Movement and will be highlighting Pope Francis’s fantastic Encyclical letter,Laudato Si as part of the CCA education campaign to demonstrate the support of the

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Stop Yulin Dog Meat Festival Nowrescue

  Catholic Concern for Animals utterly condemns the horrendous Yulin Dog Meat Festival which is due to take place next week in Yulin, China next week. CCA calls on all animal loving Catholics throughout the world to add their voices to the calls for this barbaric Festival to be cancelled

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World Meat Free Day 2016

  World Meat Free Day 2016 takes place on Monday 13th June and Catholic Concern for Animals gives it our full backing and ask all our members and supporters to do likewise and make World Meat Free Day truly that. Humans currently kill over 56 Billion animals a year for

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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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30 Days Wild

I am delighted to see that the Wildlife Trusts are promoting their 30 days Wild events for June 2016. The Wildlife Trusts do a fantastic job all over the UK and CCA are delighted to help promote this fantastic summer initiative. More information and details of how to take part

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Time to end Horse Racing Now

Today has seen the start of the Cheltenham Festival, the so called “showpiece” of the National Hunt Racing season. THREE horses died today at the Festival and this brings a total of nearly 30 horses who have died in racing this year of 2016 alone and horses are being killed

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