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Join An Online Dialogue About “Faith for Earth: A Call for Action”

July 28, 2021

On Wednesday, September 22nd join the Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers (CADEIO) for a special online dialogue on the publication Faith for Earth: A Call for Action, a publication of the United Nations Environment Programme and the Parliament of the World’s Religions.

The dialogue will be facilitated by Fr. Michael Lynch, CADEIO Care for Creation Committee, and feature representatives from the partners that made the publication of Faith for Earth possible. Don’t Miss It, Register Today!


  • DR. IYAD ABUMOGHLI, Founder and Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Faith for Earth Initiative, has more than 35 years of experience with international organizations, the private sector, and scientific institutions. Dr. Abumoghli’s expertise focus on strategic planning, sustainable development, natural resources management, knowledge and innovation and interfaith collaboration.
  • DAVID HALES, Trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, is a founding member and chair of the Parliament’s Climate Action Task Force and co-author of Faith for Earth. He has served as President of the College of the Atlantic, Chair and President of Second Nature, the managing organization of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, and as Director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
  • DR. KUSUMITA P. PEDERSEN, Trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, is Professor Emerita of Religious Studies at St. Francis College and Chair of the Interfaith Center of New York. She is also a member of the Climate Action Task Force (CATF) of the Parliament of the World’s Religions and of the Climate Working Group of the Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations.
  • DR. MARY EVELYN TUCKER teaches at Yale University at the School of the Environment and the Divinity School. She is co-director with John Grim of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology. With Grim she organized 10 conferences on World Religions and Ecology at Harvard. They were series editors for the 10 resulting volumes from Harvard. She co-edited Confucianism and Ecology, Buddhism and Ecology, and Hinduism and Ecology.