Father Hasan speaking to farmers in East Nusa Tenggara. Photo: UCAN/supplied
Posted in Faith and the Environment

Indonesian priest leads crusade against climate change

The bitter experience of dealing with a broken generator when working in St. Damian Parish…

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Posted in International The Philippines

Filipinos join calls for prayers as Australia burns

MANILA (UCAN): Philippine Church leaders joined global calls for prayers for Australia as wildfires continue…

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Climate advocates during a protest at the venue of the COP25 in Madrid on December 5. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in International

Lack of progress at climate conference frustrating

“We all arrived here with such hope and energy, encouraged by the great youth mobilisation in recent months, but found everyone was just negotiating for their own interests. It’s not encouraging to see the obstacles presented by big players such as the United States, China, Australia and Japan”

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Participants look at a screen showing a world map depicting climate anomalies during the World Climate Change Conference at Le Bourge, France, in December 2015. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner Faith and the Environment Features | Commentary

Saving the planet and ourselves

The greater risk, according to some climate advocates, is what Guterres said: that the “point of no return is no longer over the horizon.”

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Smoke billows from a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Brazil, September 10. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in International

Save, protect forests without delay cardinal says at climate summit

UNITED NATIONS (CNS): “We all recognise how important forests are for the whole world and…

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