Bishops join Extinction Rebellion and priest arrested

On Sunday the Bishop of Colchester, Roger Morris, was at the Trafalgar Square Extinction Rebellion site and joined people there in prayer and worship. He then moved with rebels to a protest site outside Scotland Yard, where people were urging police to return the vital equipment of disabled protestors which had been seized several days … Continue reading Bishops join Extinction Rebellion and priest arrested

Bishop of Liverpool joins Christians taking part in Extinction Rebellion protests

Christians have been on the front lines of Extinction Rebellion protests this week – getting arrested, baptised and speaking out. On Wednesday, members of the clergy, including the Bishop of Liverpool, came to Trafalgar Square to join the Extinction Rebellion protest. They read from Revelation. After he spoke, the Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes, tweeted … Continue reading Bishop of Liverpool joins Christians taking part in Extinction Rebellion protests

Extinction Rebellion baptism service and arrests

Around a dozen people reaffirmed their baptismal vows amid the Extinction Rebellion protest in Trafalgar Square on Tuesday. Using a paddling pool filled with water, Rev Jon Swales, Mission Priest at the Church of England’s Lighthouse Church in Leeds, doused people’s heads with water and marked them with the sign of the cross under the … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion baptism service and arrests