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Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The agreement, reached after years of negotiations culminating in the COP21 talks in Paris in December 2015, committed world leaders to work towards reducing global temperature increases. A significant number of Anglican […]

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World Environment Day: ‘Connecting people to nature’

“Connecting people to nature” – this year’s global theme for World Environment Day.  It both reflects what is perhaps our most fundamental problem and points to how we can solve it. The problem is that we as humankind have allowed ourselves, in our heads and in our hearts, to become disconnected from the Earth and […]

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SACC speaks out against corruption in the SA government

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has spoken out strongly against corruption in South Africa’s government. This follows from a report that has come out of the SACC’s ‘Unburdening Panel’ – a platform created in April 2016 following ANC’s failed probe into allegations of state capture, and created as a space where individuals could come forward […]

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Apply now to join the second round of FLEAT

Dear friends, The Southern African Faith Community Environment Institute (SAFCEI) believes that people of faith have a moral imperative to speak against the socio-ecological injustices that face Africa’s peoples and our surrounding environment. In witnessing for the earth, SAFCEI believes that faith leadership at local level can share our local experiences, network with each other, […]

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Water Justice Conference (St George’s Cathedral & The World)

What is water justice? – Sharing!  Where is water justice? – In your hearts! A conference – but no ordinary one About water – but with the focus on water justice Faith-based – but with knowledge and understanding drawn from science Christian – but open to people of all faiths International – but with local […]

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Renewing our commitment to Creation for Easter

Easter is an affirmation of Life.  That is why it is a time of rejoicing. It had seemed that the forces of darkness, corruption, greed, self-serving power seeking, violence and evil had triumphed at the crucifixion.  Through the resurrection of Jesus God showed that love, compassion, caring, other-centeredness, non-violence and co-operation are God’s way.  Jesus […]

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