Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 6th June 2021

This year, the UK will host the largest gathering of world leaders ever to take place on British soil: the ‘COP26’ climate talks. As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson must push world leaders to show the ambition we need to keep temperature rises below the disastrous 1.5-degree threshold. This means that all countries must play their part. Wealthy nations, who bear the greatest responsibility for the crisis, need to step up.

Fr Silvester’s Projects in Uganda We have sent a donation of £200 from J&P funds the Medical Centre to purchase drugs/medicines to help them through the next 3 months. Fr Silvester sent a message to say they are very grateful for the support & asks us to continue to keeping then in our prayers.

G7 Summit. The UK is hosting this series of meeting for the world’s richest nations this week in Cornwall. Some of the discussions will be about debt, aid & trade that effect poor nations that CAFOD is campaigning about.

Live Simply Tip of the Week. For one journey a week,don’t use the car.Cycle or walk instead and get some exercise. Average cost of a gym session – £3.80. Cost of pedaling or walking fast to work – nothing.  Provided by Friends of the Earth

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