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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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Way Beyond Nuclear

Our fundraiser The Power of Now: Way Beyond Nuclear was a great success, with a wonderful line-up of speakers and Nik Rabinowitz holding it all together with his quick wit and mischievous humour. Our Green Bishop opened the event by introducing SAFCEI and saying a word of blessing. Kumi Naidoo spoke eloquently as to why […]

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The Sacred Secrets of Nature

SAFCEI has been featured in the SABC series ‘The Sacred Secrets of Nature’! It is an inspiring series about people of faith tackling the environmental challenges facing us on our beautiful planet. Watch to see our Green Bishop, Kate Davies, Venerable Ani Tsondru, SAFCEI’s Chairperson Tahirih Matthee as well as Liz McDaid and the FLEAT team featured. The series […]

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South African ‘Green’ Bishop receives award from the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury has given an award to a South African Bishop for encouraging the Church to embrace ecological issues. For more than forty years Bishop Geoff Davies, known to many as ‘The Green Bishop’, has been urging his Anglican Church, and now all religions, to recognise their calling to care for God’s creation. […]

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The budget, SA’s energy future and political posturing

SAFCEI commends the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan for steadying South Africa’s ship, bringing the country back from the brink and creating an element of stability to the nation’s finances.   We hear now that government will only expand nuclear energy capacity ‘after a thorough and transparent tender process’ and at a ‘scale and pace that […]

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