- Jan 15, 2021
Joe Biden’s promise to return the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement will hopefully lead “a new level of diplomatic engagement and additional climate finance resources.”
Although Africa isn’t the driver of global climate change, the continent has “the opportunity to learn from the devastating mistakes of industrialization that were made by others, and to develop cleanly.”
East Africa is currently facing a unprecedented amount of anti-Christian persecution, according to Open Doors USA.
East Africa has been suffering a series of intense floods that have affected an estimated 6 million people.
Catholic Relief Services, the overseas development arm of the U.S. bishops, says that erosion, soil fertility depletion, and competition between herders and farmers are hurting agriculture on the continent.
African bishops have responded to Pope Francis’s new encyclical on human fraternity insisting that “brotherhood” is the remedy to the global challenges posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus and calling for the document’s rapid implementation.