Event

Faith in Action Day 2021


Event Details

  • Date:

Join CAFOD, CIDSE’s member in England and Wales, for an online day of talk and prayer to learn more about this year’s climate talks, Pope Francis’s call to action and how people in the Amazon region are leading the fight to care for our common home.

When: Saturday 11 September, 11:00-16:00 (BST-local time) / 12:00-17:00 CEST
Language: English
Participation: free
Pre-registration required HERE

Event details

On this Faith in Action Day participants will:

  • Find out more about the UK government’s vision for COP26.
  • Connect with other Catholics in interactive sessions and find out how to build momentum for the climate talks in Glasgow.
  • Hear from environmental defenders in the Amazon about their struggle to protect our common home.
  • Explore Pope Francis’s Synod on the Amazon and his call for justice.
  • Get inspired by young Catholic campaigners and their fight for the climate crisis.
  • Stand in solidarity and pray together for our brothers and sisters who are suffering the most as a result of the climate crisis.

Speakers

  •  Camilla Born (Deputy Director of Strategy for COP26)
  • Josianne Gauthier (CIDSE Secretary General)
  • Claudelice Silva dos Santos (Amazon and human rights defender)
  • Young Catholic activists and many more.

This event is part of the Great Big Green Week, a series of events happening in September to bring together communities across the UK for climate and nature.