Friday December 4th marked the 29th Pope Paul VI Memorial Lecture, titled Care for Creation: How to protect and sustain our common home. The topic of our common home and how to sustain saw a highly “informed, inspired and suitably stimulated” discussion between CAFOD Director, Chris Bain, Dr. Anna Rowlands, CAFOD volunteers and Cardinal Peter Turkson. Our new media volunteer Ellen Wright from the Westminster Diocese reflects on the lecture:
Cardinal Turkson, opening the doors to the 2015 encyclical ‘Laudato Si’
Despite the howling wind outside, the Pope Paul VI 2015 Memorial Lecture continued on. Having never been to a CAFOD lecture, the experience was both inspiring and extraordinary, demonstrating the embodiment of CAFOD; combining the beauty of religion with the troubles and issues of the world.
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