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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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“Laudato Si’, mi Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”: Conversations with Pope Francis

In his recent Encyclical, Pope Francis has opened a dialogue on how to take care of our Common Home. He has clearly opened this dialogue to all people of good will because we all share this Common Home, Catholic and non-Catholic all alike. The Pope has masterly and prophetically reflected on what is currently going […]

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Faith Leaders speak out against fracking

Faith Leaders Speak Out Against Fracking Amid Pope Francis’ Visit to U.S. By Wenonah Hauter Earlier this year, Pope Francis called for decisive climate action in his encyclical. Now, while the Pope is visiting the U.S. for the first time, faith leaders across the country are speaking out against fracking—a form of extreme fossil fuel extraction […]

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Churches to pray for the Care of Creation on 1st September

Joined in prayer, Christian churches around the world will again observe the ecumenical “Time for Creation” (1 September to 4 October), this year bolstered by Pope Francis’s recent proclamation of 1 September as the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.” The movement toward a yearly commemoration of the biblical mandate to exercise […]

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Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence

By Desdery Moses Greetings dear brothers and sisters, Last month, I and my fellow CYNESA (Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa) members—Allen and Anne from Kenya, and Tafara from Zimbabwe—had the opportunity to represent CYNESA at the Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence, organized by Green Faith and Our Voices, in Rome. After all […]

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Klerksdorp Workshop

Over 70 youths are currently gathered at the Rabbuni Centre of the Catholic Diocese of Klerksdorp in the North West.  The purpose of the gathering is to be workshop on the Environment. SAFCEI has been invited to co-facilitate this workshop with a special focus on Eco-congregations and the meaning of the recent Encyclical of Pope […]

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