Ghana’s faith-based community learns how to recycle hazardous e-waste

ACCRA, Ghana  — The growing amount of waste generated by outdated computers, cellphones and electrical machinery poses serious environmental challenges around the world. Recognizing the difficulty, Caritas Ghana, the development agency of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, organized a workshop for faith-based organizations to help employees learn how to safely and effectively dispose of such […]

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African youth challenged to do more to fight climate change

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – An international conference in Nairobi on Laudato Si’ – the 2015 environmental encyclical by Pope Francis — ended on Wednesday with young people of different faiths being challenged to take concrete action against the degradation of humanity’s “common home.” Speaking at the close of the July 15-16 event, Archbishop Bert van Megen, […]

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