The Archbishop of Canterbury, patron of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, spoke earlier this month at a dinner in support of the work of the Centre which focuses on one of his main priorities of reconciliation.
Justine Huxley reconnects with the Pope's encyclical on 'care for our common home', reflects on the language of interbeing in peace-making and in global change, and on the Pope's call for "an urgent values-based cultural revolution".
Justine Huxley digests some of the applications for the new spiritual ecology programme and reflects on young people hearing the call to gather and to take action in service to the Earth.
Last week, seven members of the team at St Ethelburga’s spent a week volunteering with refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos. It’s hard to know what to write about the experience - there is so much to digest.
Looking back over events of the last few weeks – the ever-growing river of refugees fleeing countries in collapse; the senseless deaths in Paris, Beirut, Kenya, Mali; and the fires burning in Indonesia that have been labelled an ‘eco-apocalypse’ – it is not surprising that questions about hope for our future hang thickly in the air.