As Franciscans who actively participated in COP26, dreaming, hoping, and calling that COP26 will involve faith groups in climate negotiations and encourage our church leaders to walk the talk and promote ecological lifestyles
Entered his 6th day of water-only hunger strike for climate justice. He and four other members of the Youth-led Sunrise Movement for social and climate justice have been doing it in Washington DC, in front of the White House. The stakes are high.
As if watching a football match, the team set up a big screen and followed the deliberation of the UN Human Rights Council on these two important resolutions.
Six years after the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, it’s critical to assess progress while ramping up pledges and laying out a clear plan of action for achieving climate action goals in the short, medium, and long term.
During this pandemic, advocacy work was challenging. Franciscan International has the difficulty of bringing partners from outside Europe. On that note, they maximized the opportunity that Br. Angel Cortez, OFM was there with them.
The OFM – JPIC Office represented by Br. Angelito A. Cortez, OFM, went to Geneva, Switzerland last October 3 to 9, 2021, to visit Franciscan International for future collaboration and prepare for the preparation of Franciscan Participation in COP 26.