Many people now prefer to sponsor an animal in addition to – or rather than – having their own pet. Sponsoring an animal has many benefits – both to the person who is taking out the sponsorship or adoption not to mention the organisation and the animal being sponsored.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and the Anglican Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, welcomed leaders from business, government and civil society to Lambeth Palace yesterday for a Climate Change round table.
The National Council of Churches in India has joined the battle to turn green by calling for Christians to mobilise in the world's second most populous nation, and to join in the fight against global warming.
Nancy R. Heisey is being taken for a ride, but she's not objecting. The religion scholar, who is also president of Mennonite World Conference, is "trying to do my responsible part" in caring for the environment by leaving her car at home.
Agricultural export subsidies in rich countries which destroy local food production and the income of poor farmers in the global South need to be withdrawn to alleviate the world food crisis, says ethicist and priest Christoph Stückelberger.