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Top 5 2020 Season of Creation highlights

From 1 September through 4 October, thousands of Christians on six continents united for a time of restoration and hope, a jubilee for our Earth, and discovered radically new ways of living with creation.

3 ways you can care for creation right now

Małgorzata Zawilska of Poland follows Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ not only through her words but also by her actions.

Children in Burundi, Tanzania step up for climate justice during Season of Creation

More than 1,000 boys and girls and adults in Tanzania and Burundi recently celebrated the Season of Creation by marching for the climate.

“Attacking life is attacking God Himself” is the statement of the Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado regarding the assassination of an environmental leader

Roberto walked out to tour his forest concession in Madre de Dios, southeastern Peru, and did not return home. On the morning of September 11, his body, with gunshot wounds, was found by his father, Demetrio Pacheco, who is an environmental leader.

Two of world’s most inspiring climate activists to speak at free online event

Two of the world’s leading and most inspiring climate justice activists will speak at the 10th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture on Wednesday 7 October.

Youth speak up for indigenous peoples, challenge all to rethink relationships with creation

Youth from around the world challenged everyone to rethink their relationships with creation on Friday during an inspirational Season of Creation webinar. “Prophetic Voices for Climate Action” featured five remarkable young people who are leading the fight for climate justice around the world.

Water to drink

By Elena Cedillo, LWF Program Executive for Climate Justice Reflection during the Season of Creation 2020 Exodus 17:1-7 From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there...

10th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture will focus on climate justice

The 10th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture, titled “Climate Justice Globally: Now and for the Future,” will take place on 7 October online. Featured speakers will include 23-year-old Vanessa Nakate, a climate activist from Uganda who has been leading a drive for justice related to race, media representation and climate justice; and internationally-known Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.

It’s time for Europe to lead a just transition, panel of experts agrees

Europe can and must do better for its people and the world in leading a just transition, a panel of global experts told hundreds of attendees on Thursday during a Season of Creation webinar.

Lifting creation care to the top in Washington, D.C.

Parishioners and clergy at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle make sure to minister to the homeless, as well as the sick and the homebound. The Washington, D.C., community also prides itself on raising its voice for social justice on an array of other issues, including for the Black Lives Matter movement.

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