CYNESA at PaRD 1

CYNESA at the First PaRD General Assembly

CYNESA took part in the first General Assembly of Members of the International Partnership on Religion and Development (PaRD) which was held from 24 -27 June at the Ecumenical Centre “Château de Bossey” in Switzerland.

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…

Pope Francis: Our Planet Needs Urgent Repair

Pope Francis: Our Planet Needs Urgent Repair

In his address to participants of the international conference on the third anniversary of Laudato Si, Pope Francis, highlighted the urgent need to respond to the encyclical’s call for change, for an ecological conversion. “Here we can think back on the call that Francis of Assisi received from the Lord…

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…

World Environment Day in Makasa Parish, Tanzania

World Environment Day in Makasa Parish, Tanzania.

In this years’ world environment day, I got an invitation from Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) under their program called Faith Leaders’ Environmental Advocacy Programme (FLEAT) which I am a participant in, to join them and attend the event in Same district, Tanzania. A faith-based organization called Hope…

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