Climate Change - 'Shrug Culture' challenged by Ash Wednesday Declaration

Leaders representing the UK's mainstream churches will tomorrow(Wed 22 Feb) call for repentance over the prevailing'shrug-culture' towards climate change.

Rt Hon Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury; Rt Rev RichardChartres, Bishop of London; Most Rev Barry Morgan, Archbishop ofWales; Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Archbishop of St Andrews andEdinburgh and leaders of the Methodist, Baptist and URC churchesare among those signing Operation Noah's Ash WednesdayDeclaration.

A short public service of prayer and dedication to launch theDeclaration will be held at St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside, London(5pm), and at numerous churches around the country.