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Multifaith service on climate action


A multifaith service will be held in Adelaide on October 13 to support the launch of an open letter to the Prime Minister urging him to take swift action on climate and to end new coal and gas projects.

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People of many faiths across Australia and the Pacific will be joining in prayer on the day which is also aimed at showing solidarity with Pacific and First Nations people in their struggle for climate justice

Rev James Bhagwan, general secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches, will begin the Day of Climate Prayer with a dawn Eucharist service on a sandbar in Fiji.

The global #Faiths4ClimateJustice 2022 campaign is being organised by GreenFaith International ahead of the COP27 global climate talks in Egypt from November 7-16 2022.

The open letter to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been signed by senior faith leaders, including the Archbishop Patrick O’Regan. The prayer day is being supported by Australian Religious Response to Climate Change and Religions for Peace Australia.

The Adelaide service will be held in St John’s Anglican Church, 379 Halifax Street Adelaide from 8am-9am on Thursday October 13.


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