Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 11th July 2021

CAFOD Parliament in your Parish On Wed 8th July a group of students from St Oscar Romero School & parishioners from here & East Preston parish met with our MP Sir Peter Bottomley.  We disused issues related to climate change & the developing world. He was impressed very with the students & gave in-depth answers to their question, he would also like to see the aid Budget kept to 0.7% & not reduced.   See


CAFOD’s petition to the Prime Minister With your help, and the help of thousands of people like us in other parishes, we can urge the world leaders to make decisions to help the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.  If you have not already done so, please sign, and ask your families and friends to sign, CAFOD’s petition to the Prime Minister, demanding that: 1/ The outcomes of the COP26 talks are ambitious enough to protect and care for the whole Earth – Our Common Home.  2/ He puts people worst affected by the climate crisis at the heart of the talks. If you have already signed the petition – Thank you


Live Simply Tip of the Week Share tools and DIY equipment with your neighbours. Does every house in your street need a £70 lawnmower, a folding workbench for £30, and a steam cleaner at £100?


The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.


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