"Providing [children] with a safe and healthy environment for their future is their right and our shared responsibility”
“We amplify the call for the communities affected by mining to stand our ground in defense of our common home,” said the bishops
The government should provide protection for environmental defenders and hold climate polluters accountable for “destructive acts”
"We will make sure that the cries of the victims of climate-induced disasters in the Philippines are heard,” said Franciscan priest Angel Cortez
The Diocese of Marbel in the southern Philippines warned against a “brewing massive destruction” that might be brought by mining operations as a coal project in the area starts. “This coal mining operation will erase vast areas of agricultural lands, destroy the...