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“The Church and the Pope Need your Work”, Pope Francis tells Catholic Inspired NGOs

“The Church and the Pope need your work, your commitment and your witness at the frontiers of the international community”, said Pope Francis in his address when he received in private audience participants in the Forum of Catholic Inspired Non-Governmental organizations, on December 7th 2019, at the conclusion of the Forum’s…

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Young People are Leading the Change

Young people are at the forefront of leading climate action, and should be engaged at levels of addressing the climate crisis. This was the key message delivered by CYNESA Executive Director, Allen Ottaro, at a meeting organized by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA), held in…

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CYNESA Rwanda Delegate Experience from COP25 Chile Madrid; Time for Action.

I was fortunate to take part in the 25th assembly of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) in Madrid, Spain from 2nd-13th December 2019. Together with my colleagues from CYNESA, Lucia from Cameroon, Alphonse from Kenya and our Executive Director, Allen Ottaro, we were among the over 27,000…

New Wine, New Wineskins: CYNESA at the JCAM Formation Assembly

The global demographic shift is compelling radical shifts in the status quo across numerous frontiers. Increasingly, the Global South is taking up roles and responsibilities that were, otherwise, the near-reserve of the Global North. The Catholic Church is no exemption with the age demographic and population shifts seeing more Africans…

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Insights from COP25 Chile Madrid, 2019.

Being one of the 28,000 delegates to the 25th Assembly of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) convened in Madrid, Spain from 2nd to 13th December 2019 was not only a very interesting opportunity to interact with experts from diverse disciplines all with a common interest of saving the deteriorated…

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