[Dialogue] What have we heard from other religious bodies/groups?

John P Cock via Dialogue dialogue at lists.wedgeblade.net
Tue Oct 13 13:29:48 PDT 2015

Thank you, Karen. The below Islamic news/attachment ARE encouraging. What
have we heard from Christians other than Roman Catholics--from whom we¹ve
heard much via the Pope¹s encyclical and his US Congress and United
Nations talks? What have we heard from other religious bodies/groups?

John and Lynda Cock

On 10/13/15, 3:58 PM, "Karen Snyder via OE" <oe at lists.wedgeblade.net>

>Recently I have found it difficult to keep up with good news re climate
>For example, in August I read that Islamic leaders representing 20
>nations wrote the ³Islamic Call to Action on Climate Change²
>bold-call-rapid-phase-out-fossil-fuels).  Attached is a one page
>Œsummary¹ of the declaration with the declaration itself following.
>As I went to email this to you, I discovered that October 8-9 was the 6th
>Islamic Conference of Environmental Ministers, who also issued a
>declaration.  I have not yet seen it; but my guess is that it is built
>upon the attached declaration.
>The declaration attached is short, clear and practical. I find myself
>hope-filled knowing that the faith community is now responding so
>dramatically with the Catholic church (with the Pope¹s encyclical) and
>Islamic community (with this declaration) calling for rapid local and
>global responses.  I will be interested in your reflections on this.
>Karen Snyder Troxel_______________________________________________
>OE mailing list
>OE at lists.wedgeblade.net

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