Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor Podcasts

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In this episode David Brennan reads the first part of Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Social Justice Statement 2021-22. 

In this section, the Bishops recount the signs of the times through the eyes of those who are most affected. They listen to the voices of fire fighters, farmers, members of communities reliant on extractive industries, the First People and young people. They pay attention to the voices of our neighbours in the Pacific and to the voice of creation.

In this episode David Brennan reads the second part of Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor the Social Justice Statement 2021-22 of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.

In this section, the Bishops draw on Scripture, the theological tradition, Catholic Social Teaching, and human wisdom – including the insights of First Peoples – to inspire and ground authentic Christian responses.

In this episode David Brennan reads the third section of Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s Social Justice Statement 2021-22. In this section the Bishops commit to a seven-year journey towards total sustainability guided by the Laudato Si’ Goals. They encourage Catholic families, parishes, schools, dioceses and organisations to join them by signing up on the Laudato Si’ Action Platform.

Download the Statement and associated resources here.