PRESS RELEASE: Clergy Who Stood on Train Over Climate Emergency Not Guilty

Friday 14th January 2022 For immediate release Photos here / Interviews available Contact: christianclimateaction@gmail.com / 07954 377569 Three Christians, including an Anglican Priest and a Catholic Priest, who stopped a DLR train at Shadwell station in London in 2019 in protest at inaction on the climate emergency, were lawfully exercising their right to peaceful protest, a jury has found … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Clergy Who Stood on Train Over Climate Emergency Not Guilty

PRESS RELEASE: Clergy on Trial After Standing on a Train: ‘We tried everything else’

Verdict expected on Thursday afternoon or Friday Thursday 13th January 2022 For immediate release Photos here / Interviews available Contact: christianclimateaction@gmail.com / 07954 377569 A jury has heard that three Christians, two of them members of the clergy, had ‘tried everything else’ before stopping a DLR train in London in 2019 to highlight the seriousness … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Clergy on Trial After Standing on a Train: ‘We tried everything else’

Jury Trial Begins for Anglican Priest and Catholic Priest Over Climate Train Protest

Monday 10th January 2022 For immediate release Interviews available Contact: christianclimateaction@gmail.com / 07954 377569 A 79-year old Anglican priest, a Catholic priest and an 85-year old Catholic all go on trial today at Inner London Crown Court after they stopped a DLR train at Shadwell station in London in 2019. Rev Sue Parfitt, 79, Fr … Continue reading Jury Trial Begins for Anglican Priest and Catholic Priest Over Climate Train Protest

Statement of solidarity with those facing prison for defending creation

On the 15th December, retired vicar Rev Sue Parfitt, 79, Anglican mother of three Ruth Jarman, 58, and Dr Ben Buse, a Christian university lecturer from Bristol, were in High Court, facing a two month prison sentence for their part in Insulate Britain protests. Both Rev Sue and Ruth received a sentence of suspended imprisonment, … Continue reading Statement of solidarity with those facing prison for defending creation

Jury acquits Christians who carried out Canary Wharf train protest

In April 2019, five Christians and Dr Diana Warner stopped a Docklands Light Railway train at Canary Wharf in protest of the financial district funding of the climate emergency. Today the six were acquitted after convincing a jury their behaviour was a lawful response to imminent climate breakdown and ecological collapse. The six – 85 … Continue reading Jury acquits Christians who carried out Canary Wharf train protest

PRESS RELEASE: Five Christians on Trial over Climate Emergency Train Action

Monday 6th December 2021, 9:30am For immediate release Photos here / Interviews available Contact: 07954 377569 /christianclimateaction@gmail.com Five Christians are in court in London at 2pm on Monday 6th December for the start of a trial after they stood on top of train in April 2019 in peaceful protest to challenge the financial district to … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Five Christians on Trial over Climate Emergency Train Action

Christians, including clergy, arrested during London climate solidarity protests

A member of the clergy, and three other Christians, are among those who have been arrested today (Saturday 20th November) during climate-themed protests in London. Rev’d Bill White was amongst more than 100 people who sat down on Lambeth Bridge to break the National Highways super injunction in solidarity with at least 34 people who … Continue reading Christians, including clergy, arrested during London climate solidarity protests