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

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

Die in at Bicester Village

Extinction Rebellion Christians carry out 'die-in' at luxury shopping outlet https://www.facebook.com/EmpathyMedia/videos/690499158078911 On Sunday 7th July, Christian climate protestors, carried out a “die-in” in Bicester Village shopping centre – a place known for its selling of luxury shopping brands. Members of the group held a sign on the main pathway running through the complex, which read … Continue reading Die in at Bicester Village