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Dr Louk Andrianos on the Season of Creation: “Confess the broken relationship with God”

“Since the beginning, God’s wisdom gave us the Sabbath to let people and the earth rest every seventh day or every 49 years. We have not allowed the land to observe a Sabbath, and the earth is struggling to renew. Nowadays, our living pushes the planet beyond its limits and this has led human beings to a lifestyle that is far from peaceful,” says Dr Louk Andrianos from the World Council of Churches

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The Five Marks of Mission: Five – to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth

In the sixth, and final, reflection in the ACNS series looking at the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission, The Rev’d Canon Dr Rachel Mash, Environmental Coordinator for Green Anglicans, from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, unpacks the fifth Mark of Mission: To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth

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The saint and the sultan

With St Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day approaching on 4 October, Franciscan Brother Alfred BoonKong reflects on the great saint’s bond with the Sultan of Egypt, Palestine and Syria during the 13th century: “Francis’ friendship with the Sultan challenges us today to seek ways to listen to and dialogue with Muslims and people of other faiths in a spirit of openness and collaboration”