Monthly Archives: December 2014

Pope Francis To Issue Edict on Climate Change

From the Guardian magazine (U.K.): Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches. Pontiff hopes to inspire action at next year’s UN meeting in Paris in December after visits to Philippines and New York

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Tip Sheets, for Major Faiths

From the National Disaster Interfaiths Network and USC Dornlife Center, and endorsed by the Red Cross, see these Tip Sheets for Religious Competency in Mass Care> They should be useful for dealing with disaster victims of all of the major … Continue reading

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Point to Ponder

In a country where 83% of the population is affiliated with a formal faith tradition and 340,000 houses of worship – without resilient faith communities, whole community resilience is unachievable. Source: Mr Peter Gudaitis. President National Disaster Interfaiths Network NY, … Continue reading

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Georgia EM Agency Tells Churches to Be Prepared

From the Augusta newspaper, see this article titled EM Urges Churches Develop Disaster Preparations. The exemplary effort cited was that by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. This past week I spent time in Montgomery County, MD … Continue reading

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