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FLEAT moves into the next phase

SAFCEI’s Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT), which began in 2014, is reaching the conclusion of its first cycle and moving into the next phase. In a last series of workshops taking place in Tanzania, Kenya and Malawi, FLEAT members showcased what they’ve learnt by presenting or organising environmental trainings with local groups or communities, […]

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Commemoration of nuclear legacy

3 August 2016 Press release: Commemoration of nuclear legacy “Mr Molefe’s latest pronouncements that Eskom supports nuclear can only be viewed with deep concern. We do not need nuclear, and the cost, and legacy, of nuclear energy is something South Africa cannot afford” said SAFCEI’s spokesperson, Liziwe McDaid. As we approach the anniversary of Hiroshima, […]

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Spiritually Empowered Earth Keepers (SEEK) workshops

Application available at: http://safcei.org/product/seek-application-form/ SAFCEI is offering a new series of workshops to eco-congregation members, to build skills and empower eco-congregations to become centres of environmental excellence in their communities. SAFCEI believes that people of faith at local level can share experiences, network with each other, and learn from each other how best to implement and […]

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Ripple effects of Laudato Si’ in Zambia

Laudato Si’s message is still ringing out strong and clear, and is being acted on in diverse parts of this world. In April a conference was hosted by the Zambian Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Lusaka where ‘Care for our Common Home’ was explored in the context of large scale mining and agricultural investments. “The conference […]

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A Faith-full response to World Environment Day

The Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum (WCRLF) is calling on religious leaders of all faiths to make a stand this World environment Day Sunday 5th June 2016 to speak boldly on behalf of the marginalised human and earth community and encourage congregations to become examples of good environmental practice and centres of sustainability. Here under […]

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