The People’s Climate Assembly (PCA), co-hosted by multi-faith leaders from the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC), gathered outside Parliament House in Canberra on 4 February, calling on the Australian government to take action on climate change. As a part of the peaceful protest, Anglican priest Fr. Rod Bower led an interfaith mourning ritual for victims of the widespread bushfires that have razed large areas of Australia. The ceremony of mourning was organized by the Canberra Interfaith Forum and the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.
Dear Victoria, Each day we wake with thoughts of you on our hearts. As our brothers and sisters, when you hurt, so do we. We send our gratitude to you all… for making incredible personal and corporate sacrifices to keep your fellow Victorians, and indeed, all other Australians, as safe as can be managed. It … Read more