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St Petroc – 4th June

St Petroc – 4th June

Ref: ICN – St Petroc | ICN (indcatholicnews.com) St Petroc is Cornwall’s most famous saint and early hunt saboteur. Petroc is said to have been the son of a Welsh chieftain. He studied in Ireland before settling in Cornwall in the 4th century. Petroc founded a monastery at what is

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Save The Asian Elephants: A New Law Beckons – by Duncan McNair KHS

“Don’t bother – elephants are finished.” “You must be joking. Anyway it’s India’s problem.” “It’s big money talking, and you’ll never change that.” “Surely the travel industry will sort it out if you ask them?” These were amongst the unpromising responses enjoined on me after returning from my first trip

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Fishing in Uganda by Fr Ssekabira Deusdedit

Fr Ssekabira Deusdedit is the Youth Chaplain in the Masaka Diocese in Uganda.  Here he explains about the role of fishing in his country. Uganda is located in East Africa with an estimated population of 44 million according to the Census that was held in 2014. There are two major

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FISHLESS FRIDAYS?

Jonnah Popek is Coordinator of Ministries & Evangelization at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Florida. Here she explains why taking fish off the menu, particularly for Lenten and non-Lenten Fridays, is a good idea. Jonnah Popek There is a growing plant-based trend sweeping the globe. Perhaps you

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Scrap Factory Farming

Scrap Factory Farming is the story of a “David and Goliath” legal challenge that could shape the future for people, animals, and planet.  It is being led by David Finney, Jane Tredgett and Peta Watson-Smith, volunteers at Humane Being, a not-for-profit enterprise whose vision is to encourage people to live

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Giving Tuesday 1st December

Advent is the time of year when we think of others and consider what wecan do for them. Tuesday 1st December, is Giving Tuesday andmarks a time when  we consider how we can support others and whatsupport we can give. As always CCA is crucially dependant on the support you

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Looking into Laudato Si’: A Thematic Index

Sheila Thomas and Claire Enright are members of the Cambridge Justice and Peace Group which have produced a thematic index for Laudato Si’ which they have shared with us. The Papal encyclical Laudato Si’ is the focus of the annual Season of Creation, which the Cambridge Justice & Peace Group

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New Research Connects Christianity and Farmed Animal Welfare

We’re now two years into a research project that will provide a new basis for Christian engagement with farm animal welfare. Christian Ethics of Farmed Animal Welfare (CEFAW) is a three-year project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council investigating the implications of Christian faith for how animals are

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