In Copenhagen, religious leaders urge solutions that slow climate change
"Time for climate justice"
Jan 12, 2010
Bells pealed as a warning on climate change after the archbishop of Canter bury told a church service in Copen hagen, attended by people from major faiths and Christian denominations, that humanity can show love to all only by making the earth safe from the ravages of an altered atmosphere.
Archbishop Rowan Williams, the spiritual leader of the 77-million-member Anglican Communion, preached the main sermon before Danish royalty, Denmark’s prime minister and religious leaders in a packed Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen’s Lutheran cathedral.
“We cannot show the right kind of love for our fellow humans unless we also work at keeping the earth as a place that is a secure home for all people,” Williams said at the December 13 service, described as “an ecumenical celebration for creation.”