SOUTH AFRICA - Jesuit Institute facilitates "Care of the Common Home" Workshop
People from all over the Archdiocese of Cape Town gathered in the hall of St Anthony's Catholic Church in Langa for a workshop on Laudato Si' - Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment. Fittingly, for drought stricken Cape Town, the day of the workshop was cold and wet. The Laudato Si' Committee of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, setup by Archbishop Stephen Brislin, organised the day and entitled it "Care for our Common Home". The committee invited the Jesuit Institute team from Johannesburg to lead the day. The workshop was presented by Jesuit Father Russell Pollitt, director of the Jesuit Institute, and Dr Martin van Nierop, managing director of Gondwana Environmental Solutions. Read more...