Pause + Pray

Heritage for Children?

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People of color suffer higher rates of asthma and cancer, disproportionately affected by air and water pollution caused by industrial plants in their neighborhoods. Drought in Africa has led to starvation, forcing more refugees into exile. Thus, climate change dovetails with other social justice issues because it has the worst effects on the poorest 


Make us bold,
God our Parent,
To save the earth
For our children. 


“The young remind us that the earth is not a possession to be squandered, but an inheritance to be handed down,” said Pope Francis, affirming Greta Thunberg, outspoken climate activist, the first to strike in her native Sweden. At Davos in Jan. ’19, she challenged the World Economic Forum: “I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is.” Read or watch videos about her; support young activists in your neighborhood.

Kathy Coffey

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