Faithcast podcast features Trócaire’s work to raise awareness of impacts of climate change

by | 18 Nov, 2019 | News

This week’s Faithcast podcast features Trócaire’s work to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change on some of the poorest people in the world.
Cliona Sharkey, Policy Advisor on climate change with Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church, highlights some of the most serious impacts of climate change in the developing world. She speaks about the inertia that has sometimes characterised the response to climate change and shares her hopes that the momentum currently in place on this issue see a global change in mindset towards climate justice and sustainability
The faith news this week features Archbishop Eamon Martin’s comments at the Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth conferring ceremony for 2019; Pope Francis’ message for World Day of the Poor on Sunday 17 November; Bishop Dermot Farrell’s pastoral letter ‘Our Living Church’; the meeting between Pope Francis and Archbishop Welby; and, Sister Patricia Murray’s appointment as consultor to the Pontifical Council for Culture.
Click here to listen to this week’s episode.
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, featuring interviews, news and stories of faith.  You can get this podcast directly to your phone by subscribing to the RSS feed or to the iTunes link here.

[Pic shows Maria Lyson and her baby in Masunduko, Chikwawa, Southern Malawi as they recover from the impact of Cyclone Idai. Her village is one of five that are now accessing safe water thanks to a solar powered pump providing water to nine hundred households.  Trócaire staff have been working on the project providing expertise in water management.
Credit: Alan Whelan/Trócaire.]


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