Christians Protest to Demand a Green & Just Recovery as Police Issue Fines

Dozens of Christians all over the UK took part in protests for a green and just recovery from Covid-19 this last weekend. Christians of Extinction Rebellion, who go by the name of Christian Climate Action (CCA), walked out of their homes on Saturday and Sunday equipped with facemasks and cardboard signs. In areas across the … Continue reading Christians Protest to Demand a Green & Just Recovery as Police Issue Fines

Ash Wednesday Actions for Climate Crisis Across the UK

Two Arrested at Big Ben The Christians of Extinction Rebellion, known as Christian Climate Action (CCA), have organised actions and prayers across the country on Ash Wednesday to tackle the climate crisis. Vigils took places outside Westminster Cathedral at 12pm and Westminster Abbey at 2pm, with a call for all churches to divest from fossil … Continue reading Ash Wednesday Actions for Climate Crisis Across the UK

Christians of Extinction Rebellion launch 40 Days of Action over Lent

The Christians of Extinction Rebellion, known as Christian Climate Action, are launching ‘40 Days of Action’ – which starts on the 26th February and continues over the 40 days of Lent. People are invited to engage in 40 Days of Action in different ways: The 40 Days of Action will be launched on the 26th … Continue reading Christians of Extinction Rebellion launch 40 Days of Action over Lent

Christians of XR respond to Church of England’s 2030 net zero target

On the 12th February the Church of England synod voted to set its net zero emissions target at 2030. The date was proposed by Canon Professor Martin Gainsborough (Bristol), in an amendment that brought the target forward fifteen years earlier than the initially recommended date of 2045. The Christians of Extinction Rebellion, known as Christian … Continue reading Christians of XR respond to Church of England’s 2030 net zero target

Reverend Sue Parfitt found guilty for failure to comply with Section 14

Reverend Sue Parfitt, 77, found guilty for failure to comply with Section 14 (Oxford Circus, Maundy Thursday, April 2019) - pictured outside City of London Magistrates Court earlier today. She says: “I am not a lawyer and I am not a climate scientist but I am also not a criminal. I lay on the highway … Continue reading Reverend Sue Parfitt found guilty for failure to comply with Section 14

Sam Lindo releases single, celebrating women across the globe stepping into activism to protect creation

Samantha Lindo, is a core member of Christian Climate Action and has released her new single ‘Lips’ this week. It is a powerful song which celebrates women across the globe stepping into activism to protect creation. Samantha Lindo is a Bristol based soul, UK jazz and trip-hop artist of mixed Jamaican heritage and hopes to … Continue reading Sam Lindo releases single, celebrating women across the globe stepping into activism to protect creation

Christian found ‘not guilty’ of criminal damage during Extinction Rebellion protest

Yesterday, Angela Ditchfield, 41, from Cambridge, was acquitted of causing criminal damage for spray-painting graffiti onto the headquarters of the Cambridgeshire County Council headquarters as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest last December. The Christian Climate Action member admitted that she had used the spray-paint but plead not guilty on the grounds of having a … Continue reading Christian found ‘not guilty’ of criminal damage during Extinction Rebellion protest

Christian Activist who glued herself to entrance of coal company AGM walks free

Today (Tuesday 22nd), mother-of-two Angela Ditchfield stood trial for gluing herself to the entrance doors of an international coal company AGM in London. Angela is part of the activist group Christian Climate Action and took part in the action alongside Bangladeshi protesters and transnational campaigners Phulbari Solidarity. The action, which took place on Friday 28th … Continue reading Christian Activist who glued herself to entrance of coal company AGM walks free

A Catholic and Anglican priest climb on top of train destined for The City

This morning (Thursday, 17th), two members of Christian Climate Action, the Christian arm of Extinction Rebellion, climbed on top of a train at Shadwell station, stopping a train which was destined for The City. The two were members of clergy - Fr Martin Newell is a 52-year-old Catholic priest from Birmingham and Rev Sue Parfitt … Continue reading A Catholic and Anglican priest climb on top of train destined for The City