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Christian Aid commissions ‘requiem for the climate’

Christian Aid commissions ‘requiem for the climate’

Christian Aid has commissioned composers and musicians from around the world to create a new orchestral theme inspired by the climate crisis. The 12-minute piece, Song of the Prophets: A Requiem for the Climate, is being composed by Chineke! — said to be the first majority-black and minority ethnic orchestra in Europe. It will have its première in St Paul’s Cathedral during Christian Aid Week (12-18 May).

Church of South India eco-ministry featured on UNESCO website

Church of South India eco-ministry featured on UNESCO website

The Protestant Church of South India’s sustainable environmental education initiative has been nominated for the 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize.

As coronavirus affects ‘one human family,’ WCC emphasizes accurate information, practicing prevention

As coronavirus affects ‘one human family,’ WCC emphasizes accurate information, practicing prevention

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is urging people to share accurate information, practice prevention, and pray for people suffering from the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak.