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Festival of Resistance

Festival of Resistance

Christian Climate Action will be part of the Festival of Resistance (with Extinction Rebellion) in Hyde Park from 10th Sep, and then touring the country. Join in for talks, music, art and training: the perfect opportunity to encourage one another. All are welcome, whether familiar with protest or new to it.
Join the Festival of Resistance this Month
Protesting Nuclear Weapons

Storing nuclear weapons: join the Lakenheath protest

Until 2008, RAF Lakenheath housed nuclear bombs belonging to the USA. Popular protest saw them removed; now they are set to return. Join CND on 17th September to establish their new campaign of protest. Transport is available from London and the West Midlands via our friends at Pax Christi (more information here).
Take Part in the Lakenheath Protest

Powerlands: UK Screenings and Q&A

Navajo filmmaker Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso investigates the displacement of Indigenous people around the world in her award-winning documentary, Powerlands. Our Passionist Partners London Mining Network present a UK screening tour with Ivey Camille and producer Jordan Flaherty joining for a Q&A.
See Dates and Grab a Seat

More for September 2022:

Join our friends FaithJustice and others for JustPeace, a weekend (or Saturday session) on resisting the Arms Trade, in Manchester: 30 Sep-2nd Oct. Expect stories, tips and planning for non-violent action in the future.

21st Sep-2 Oct are Days of Action for Nonviolence. The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative (from Pax Christi) have tools and resources to celebrate nonviolence and show solidarity in your community.

Support activist Paul McMullen as he cycles to Algeria, to raise money for the Women's Refuge at the Catholic Worker Farm.
— via our Passionist Partners, Catholic Worker Farm

Join Wild Christian and Green Alliance on 29th Sep, 7.30pm, for a webinar on their Warm This Winter campaign, addressing fuel poverty and the cost of living.

And book now for the Green Christian conference in early October, focused on the future of money, work, and how we will live. The conference takes place in Birmingham and online.
— via our Passionist Partners, Green Christian

More reading

Carl Kabat: What do we risk to speak the truth?

James Keane remembers Fr Carl Kabat, who died this month, following a lifetime of peace activism. He spent some 17 years of his life in prison sentences for his anti-war protests.

Christian Grandmother arrested at Barclays protest

Five women chained themselves inside a branch of Barclays, highlighting the bank's role funding fossil fuels. 

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