Tuesday 16 June 2015

Archbishop Thabo fasts for the climate

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba travelled to Bonn, Germany early in June for United Nations talks held to prepare for the next major international climate conference in Paris in December.

The Archbishop, who chairs the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, attended the talks in his role as a Global Climate Ambassador for the ACT Alliance, an international coalition of more than 140 churches and affiliated organisations working to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalised people.

During the meeting, he fasted for a day. He explains why:

1 comment:

  1. Great to see you taking the lead in the Anglican Communion and participating in the ACT alliance on such important issues, Archbishop Thabo! I'm sure you're also as excited as we are at the lead Pope Francis is taking on this too with his 'good housekeeping' encyclical, highly anticipated today! Good to see the Anglicans and Catholics putting this high on their agendas!


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