Pope Francis has announced a worldwide moment of prayer to take place at midday Wednesday 25 March, which is 10pm Wednesday in Newcastle. The Our Father will be lead by Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Shirley, 36, is a Manide indigenous woman living in the remote Camarines Norte province in the Philippines. She is the mother of four and the family’s sole breadwinner, as her husband is sick. But Shirley was struggling to support the whole family and keep her children in school.
Buddhists, Anglicans, Catholics, Quakers and people of other faiths joined thousands of concerned Australians in Canberra during the first sitting week of Parliament to stand up for meaningful action on climate change.