Monthly Archives: April 2021

PROGRAM OF EVENTS FOR FAITH CLIMATE ACTION WEEK

BPMH GLOBAL FAITH LEADERS ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS- Monday, April 19, 7:00 p.m. A panel discussion of BPMH faith leaders on how climate change is impacting their countries and how/if their governments, environmental groups and the Church is responding. What will these faith leaders teach/model about the climate crisis when they go home. Panelists:Johnny Kashung, North Eastern India: ManipurBright Singh David, Southern India: KerolaLinna Gunnaway, IndonesiaLa Hkawng, MyanmarAlice Kabaganwa, RwandaLucina Lopez Perez, MexicoHeeWon Jin, Korea FAITH PERSPECTIVES ON CLIMATE CHANGE: From a Roman Catholic/Christian Perspective, Tuesday, April 20, 4:00 p.m. Beginning fifty years ago Roman Catholic Church Leaders worldwide have called attention to the ecological issue as a crisis stemming from ill-considered exploitation of nature, a crisis which threatens our existence and alienates us from the world we live in. In May 2015, drawing on this developing awareness and in view of the planned United Nations December Paris Summit Conference on the Environment, Pope Francis issued a major Document, Laudato Si’, addressed to “every person living on this planet” inviting “dialogue with all people about our common home.” He invited leaders of other religious communities to do the same. This presentation explores considerations that prompt religious attention to the climateRead the Rest…