The following letter was hand delivered to Archbishop Justin Welby on 17th October as part of an action to encourage the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels. The Most Revd Justin Welby Lambeth Palace London SE1 7JU 17th October 2021 Dear Reverend Welby, SUBJECT: CODE RED FOR HUMANITY – We have run out of … Continue reading Letter handed to Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace, 17th October 2021
The following statement was read out at an action designed to encourage the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels. The action took place at Lambeth Palace on Sunday 17th October. As part of this earthly body of Christ, and in light of the recent IPCC report that says we must act now if … Continue reading Statement Read out at Lambeth Palace Divestment Action
Since we took action at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday, people have been asking us which Church of England dioceses still have investments in fossil fuels. Here's a summary. For practical information on asking your church or diocese to divest visit the Bright Now website. Three dioceses have announced their complete divestment from fossil fuels: … Continue reading Does your diocese invest in fossil fuels?
13 Christians, including two members of the clergy, were arrested at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday 29th August, after staging a protest to ask the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels during 2021 to help tackle the climate crisis. Immediately after Communion at a Eucharist service they processed to the altar and faced … Continue reading Christians arrested over demand the Church of England divests from fossil fuels
On Sunday 30th August 2021, 13 Christian were arrested at St Pauls Cathedral whilst demanding that the Church of England divests from fossil fuels in order to tackle the climate emergency. Around 50 more people demonstrated outside of the building with banners and interested with the public to explain why we were there. Ahead of … Continue reading Why we took action at St Paul’s
Sue Hampton (second from left above) wrote this poem shortly after taking part in this action at St Paul's Cathedral. She was one of 13 people arrested at the Cathedral on Sunday 30th August while demanding that the Church divest £70M from the fossil fuel industry. Eucharist, St Paul's Jewelled to skythe dome rises onin … Continue reading Eucharist, St Pauls: a poem
Tuesday 31st August 2021 For immediate release Photos available here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_L_vmB-4pQH0OV0f2vC42DoF6p_dF2-Y?usp=sharing and here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wsmksemhm6tbe45/AAD7WGr-dM1AHWYbgzhT-oiGa?dl=0 Interviews available / Livestream recording https://www.facebook.com/366637796826609/posts/1932066363617070/ Contact: 07947 993682 or 07814 716015 / firstname.lastname@example.org 13 Christians, including two members of the clergy, were arrested at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday, after staging a protest to ask the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels during 2021 to … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: 13 Christians, including clergy, arrested at St Paul’s Cathedral over climate crisis protest
Ahead of an action at St Pauls Cathedral on Sunday 29th August, CCA sent the following letter to Church of England Dioceses with investments in the fossil fuel industry. Dear …… SUBJECT: ACT NOW - DIVEST IMMEDIATELY FROM FOSSIL FUELS At this time of climate and ecological emergency, we stand at a defining moment for … Continue reading Letter to Dioceses investing in fossil fuels