August 19, 2015
Islamic leaders urge climate action in declaration
Soli Salgado, National Catholic Reporter
The declaration affirmed that “our responsibility as Muslims is to act according to the example of the Prophet Muhammad (God’s peace and blessings be upon him)” who cared for all living things, established protected areas for plants and wildlife, lived frugally, recycled his possessions by repairing or giving them away, and “took delight in the created world.”
The poor are ‘victims of climate change,’ says Myanmar’s cardinal
Catholic World News
Preaching at a Mass that preceded a climate-change seminar sponsored by the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon called for action to counter climate change. Continue Reading...