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Observing Justice, Peace and Community Week

A concrete way of thinking and acting that is more respectful of creation is to plant trees. Photo: Taurell Smith

By Leela Ramdeen, Chair, CCSJ, & Director, CREDI. Visit rcsocialjusticett.org for our columns, media releases and more.

The archdiocesan observance of ‘Justice, Peace and Community Week’ on the theme: Caring for Creation: 8th Work of Mercy, commences on Saturday, October 20, and ends on Saturday 27. A calendar of key events for the week is included in this issue of Catholic News.

In his message for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in 2016, entitled Show mercy to our common home’, Pope Francis declared ‘Caring for Creation’ as the 8th Work of Mercy. Here are extracts from his message:

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