Last month, GNOICC got a link from The Guardian. This month, they go into greater depth.

The faith leaders fighting for the climate: ‘we have a moral obligation’

Gregory Manning is a Lutheran pastor at the Broadmoor community church in New Orleans, part of the conservative, predominantly white and Republican-leaning Missouri synod, which now has around 2 million members in the US. Only 70 of the 9,000 clergy are Black. Manning’s congregation is composed of mostly low-income Black residents who are facing multiple interconnected challenges including gun violence, poverty and environmental hazards such as air pollution, extreme heat and power outages. […]

In 2019, Manning founded the Greater New Orleans Interfaith Climate Coalition, which includes Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish, Hare Krishna and Christian leaders drawn together, they say, by a reverence for the sacredness of nature and a willingness to put religious differences aside to promote care of the Earth and climate justice. “We might not agree theologically but we agree that the climate crisis is an existential threat,” he said.

There’s more! Read the article by Nina Lakhani
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