Dear Friends, Welcome to our June-July 2020 edition of Act Justly! “There is one challenge for the future leaders of our nation which I would particularly emphasise. It is the challenge of justice and truth. The challenge never to be indifferent in the face of injustice or falsehood. It encompasses the challenge to advance truth … Continue reading New Act Justly – June-July 2020!
World Communications Day 2020 This year World Comm unications Day was celebrated on 17 May. Pope Francis dedicated this year’s Message for the day to the importance of storytelling “so as not to lose our bearings, we need to make our own the truth contained in good stories. Stories that build up, not tear down; … Continue reading World Communications Day 2020
Laudato Si’ Week: 16-24 May 2020 Early in 2020 Pope Francis called for a week-long celebration and call to action for the fifth anniversary of his encyclical Laudato Si’ on care for our common home. The theme for Laudato Si’ Week 2020 is “Everything is Connected”. The theme is taken from the encyclical itself which … Continue reading Laudato Si’ Week 16-24 May 2020
World Day of Prayer to end the COVID-19 Pandemic Pope Francis has called for all believers to unite in an interreligious day of prayer, fasting and works of charity to help end the pandemic. At the weekly General Audience on 3 May 2020, Pope Francis appealed for the Day of Prayer on 14 May 2020 … Continue reading World Day of Prayer to end the COVID-19 Pandemic
Every year Fair Trade Day is celebrated on the second Saturday of May. It is a global event that aims to draw attention to the importance of purchasing FairTrade products. Many of the goods we purchase are tainted by child labour and modern slavery but the fair trade mark ensures that producers are paid a … Continue reading World FairTrade Day – 9 May 2020