18Dec Lima’s call for Climate Action

Sean McDonagh gives his reaction to the report from COP20 in Lima.
The Lima document broke with all previous COPs where the burden of reducing greenhouse gases was placed squarely on the shoulders of rich countries which historically have been emitting carbon dioxide since the beginning of the industrial revolution. In Lima poor countries felt that rich countries were attempting to move the burden of reducing carbon dioxide emissions on to their shoulders.

18Dec 18th December. Thursday of Advent, Week 3

Joseph: God's devoted servant. Today we find Joseph struggling to do the right thing, what he believed God wanted of him. Mary's unexplained pregnancy left him in a very difficult situation...