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

Church leaders create Extinction Rebellion ‘faith bridge’ across the Thames

Church leaders have occupied Lambeth Bridge in Westminster as part of the Extinction Rebellion’s ‘International Rebellion’ that has begun today. Members of Christian Climate Action closed the bridge to car traffic as part of similar protests in central London and in 60 cities around the world, to force the Government to take swifter action on … Continue reading Church leaders create Extinction Rebellion ‘faith bridge’ across the Thames

Christians to turn Lambeth Bridge into ‘Faith Bridge’ during Extinction Rebellion

The Christians of Extinction Rebellion, Christian Climate Action, are planning to turn Lambeth Bridge into a Faith Bridge from Monday (7th) as part a major climate change protest urging the Government to take swifter action to tackle climate change. The protests come following a series of disappointing climate commitments from rich world countries at a … Continue reading Christians to turn Lambeth Bridge into ‘Faith Bridge’ during Extinction Rebellion

PRESS RELEASE: Christian Found Guilty Over Climate Change Protest

Christian Found Guilty Over Climate Change Protest A Christian who took part in a climate change protest has been found guilty of knowingly failing to comply with Section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986. Yesterday in court she was given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay £640 in costs. Christian Climate Action member, … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Christian Found Guilty Over Climate Change Protest

IPCC report highlights the need for climate action

Last year's report by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), which came out on 8th October 2018, sent shockwaves across the globe. Exploring the consequences of a 1.5⁰C temperature rise, it outlined a frightening potential future for our species and all the life that we cohabit Earth with. The most recent IPCC report was … Continue reading IPCC report highlights the need for climate action