CYNESA Meets the Bishop of Homabay Diocese in Effort to Promote Laudato Si

“The urgent challenge to protect our common home includes a concern to bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable and integral development, for we know that things can change” (Laudato Si’ 13). In living the appeal by Pope Francis I “to bring the whole human family together”,…

Allen Ottaro meets Pope Francis at the Vatican - Photo Credit_L’Osservatore Romano

Young People Lead the Way at the Laudato Si Conference

“Young people demand change. They wonder how anyone can claim to be building a better future without thinking of the environmental crisis, and the sufferings of the excluded.” These words from paragraph 13 of the encyclical Laudato Si’, came alive in a unique way at the Vatican summit marking the…

Laudato Si and Wildlife Conservation Interview at Radio Tumaini

Laudato Si and Wildlife Conservation Interview at Radio Tumaini

On June 7, the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) engaged the Coastal community of Kenya on issues of human-wildlife conflict from a Laudato Si perspective through a radio program hosted by Rebecca Makeo at Radio Tumaini in Voi, Kenya. Radio Tumaini is an initiative of Lwanga…

Laudato Si Workshop Soweto-Joburg

St. Martin de Porres Youth in Soweto Pedge Laudato Si’ Action

The youth of St. Martin de Porres parish, Soweto and the Jesuit Social Apostolate of South Africa, joined forces to organize a dialogue and discussion on The Care Of Our Common Home. The workshop that took place on the 30th of September at St. Martin de Porres church, in Orlando…

Youth Day and Laudato Si in Cape Town - CYNESA 2017

Youth Day and Laudato Si in Cape Town

Just a day after ‘Youth Day’, the Jesuit Social Apostolate and the Youth of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nyanga, organized a workshop with the theme “Young People, It’s Time to Take Care of Our Common Home”, which CYNESA was honored to facilitate. This year, South Africans commemorated the 41st Anniversary…

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