Week 3 – COP27 Solidarity- Global Partners

September 12, 2022

One of the ways to Decolonize Climate Action is to listen thoroughly to Indigenous peoples and people from the Global South, and to the organizations that represent them. What they are saying is necessary for effective climate action.  This week,…

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Decolonizing the church

September 11, 2022

Christianity has not always been a primarily European religion and it was not always in collusion with imperial expansion. From its starting point in West Asia (Palestine), as late as the seventh century, three-quarters of the Christian believers were outside…

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Halting the proliferation of fossil fuel bombs

September 9, 2022

If we knew that ongoing and elevated use of something was extremely bad for us, would we continue to do it? For some, the answer is yes.  We typically call this addictive behavior.  What if we knew that increased use…

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KAIROS Times: September 2022

September 8, 2022

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KAIROS Canada Offers Condolences to Victims of Tragic Attacks in Saskatchewan

September 8, 2022

The KAIROS Canada community and network in Canada and around the world extends deep condolences, sympathy, and support to all those who have lost loved ones and been impacted by the grievous attacks in James Smith Cree Nation and in…

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KAIROS workshop at WCC Assembly inspires hope for gender justice in Christ’s love

September 7, 2022

KAIROS delivered an engaging workshop at the ongoing 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Karlsruhe, Germany, on Lessons from women peacebuilders on transformation to more peaceful, just and sustainable relationships among all peoples and with Creation….

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The KAIROS Blanket Exercise goes global at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference

September 7, 2022

An internationally coordinated KAIROS Blanket Exercise that highlights the impacts of colonization from Indigenous peoples’ perspectives will be presented in in Adelaide, Australia on September 26 during the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education.  This World KAIROS Blanket Exercise amalgamates scripts…

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Our Call to Care for Creation

September 7, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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Youth Poster Contest 2022

September 7, 2022

About the contest KAIROS wants to lift up the artistic work of young activists. We are looking for original artwork that shares a message of justice, peace and hope – artwork that will help us as a movement and a community embrace this kairos moment and lead us into…

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Corporate accountability parliamentary bills

September 7, 2022

Two private member bills have been tabled at the federal Parliament that together would improve corporate accountability of Canadian companies operating internationally, especially in the resource extraction sector.   For nearly two decades civil society, labour unions, and religious groups—including KAIROS…

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Join the Rally & March: Rights, Regularization, Status for All!

September 6, 2022

The Migrant Workers Alliance is building a massive mobilization on Sunday, September 18 in cities across Canada. Please join this unprecedented opportunity to win permanent resident status for nearly 1.7 million migrants and stop deportations. You are encouraged to organize…

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Advocating against Environmental Racism

September 6, 2022

Re. Bill C-226, An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Assess, Prevent and Address Environmental Racism and To Advance Environmental Justice  For the third time, a Member of Parliament has tabled a bill to address environmental racism…

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Week 2 – Canada – Complicity and Action

September 5, 2022

During the second week of Climate Action Month KAIROS will focus on Canadian actions that will help decolonize climate action. What Canada and Canadians do has global impacts.   As we learn more and more about the historical and current systems…

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Confessing our Ecological Debt in the Season of Creation

September 4, 2022

Giraffes tell me the Creator has a sense of humour. Hovering hummingbirds fascinate me with their tiny tongues slurping deep in the bowels of a flower. Wildflowers in all shades of colour grow in every terrestrial ecosystem. Complex ecosystems knit…

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What does it take to get climate justice?

September 3, 2022

During COP22, held in Marrakech in 2016, German labour unions organized a side event called “No jobs on a dead planet.” Side events are sessions usually organized by civil society organizations that run separately from government speeches and negotiations.   The…

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Decolonizing Ourselves: Healing Haunted Histories

September 2, 2022

On August 27, 2022, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation hosted a group of 45 (mostly) settlers, reflecting on the theme of “Decolonizing Ourselves: Healing Haunted Histories.” The event’s title was drawn from the book by Elaine Enns and Ched Meyers, Healing Haunted…

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Decolonizing Climate Action

September 2, 2022

Decolonizing climate action begins with the recognition that colonialism is still active in our world. Colonialism is when one country exerts full or partial control over another country. That control could be military, political, bureaucratic, economic or the ruling ideas…

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KAIROS and Partners at the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches

September 1, 2022

A delegation of KAIROS staff, and two representatives of the KAIROS Women of Courage: Women Peace and Security (WPS) partners from South Sudan and Palestine, are currently participating at the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in…

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Décoloniser l’action climatique dans le cadre du Mois de l’action climatique de KAIROS

September 1, 2022

Ce 4ème évènement annuel aborde 5 thèmes en 5 semaines, avec une grande variété de ressources et d’actions  (Toronto – Traité No13 avec les Mississaugas de Credit) – Décoloniser l’action climatique, voilà le thème du 4ème Mois de l’action climatique de…

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Decolonizing climate action underscores KAIROS Climate Action Month

September 1, 2022

4th annual event covers 5 themes in 5 weeks with rich supply of resources & actions  (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – Decolonizing climate action will underscore KAIROS’ 4th annual Climate Action Month, which launches…

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Week 1 – The Season of Creation

September 1, 2022

As Climate Action Month begins, we take time to join people around the world for the start of “the Season of Creation.” The Ecumenical Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox churches began this initiative last decade and was joined by the…

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5 semaines, 5 regards, un mois pour apprendre et agir Du 1er au 30 septembre

August 30, 2022

Le thème pour 2022 : décoloniser l’action climatique. Le Mois de l’action climatique de KAIROS en 2022 met l’accent sur l’écoute des peuples et des communautés trop souvent ignorées quand on parle de la crise climatique.  Pour cette quatrième édition…

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Prier, plaider, apprendre, réfléchir : 4 événements pour le mois du climat

August 24, 2022

Décoloniser l’action climatique pour souligner le mois de l’action climatique de KAIROS en septembre  (Toronto – Traité No13 avec les Mississaugas de Credit) – Pour le mois de l’action climatique de KAIROS en septembre, nous présentons quatre événements en ligne, pour…

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Pray, advocate, learn, reflect: 4 events announced for climate month

August 24, 2022

Media Advisory: Decolonizing climate action to underscore KAIROS Climate Action Month this September    (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – Four online events designed to help people pray, advocate, learn and reflect, particularly on the theme…

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Collaboration secures funding for Sixties Scoop Network

August 12, 2022

We are excited to announce the Sixties Scoop Network (SSN) in collaboration with KAIROS Canada has successfully secured funding from the Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation. As a recipient, this funding will further support the Bigwen 60s Scoop Healing Initiatives and…

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ICHRP calls for continued ICC investigation of Duterte’s crimes against humanity in the wake of government attempts to shield perpetrators

August 4, 2022

ICHRP calls for continued ICC investigation of Duterte’s crimes against humanity in the wake of Marcos government’s attempts to shield perpetrators by refusing to rejoin Refusal of the Marcos Administration to rejoin the ICC shields Duterte and his policies of…

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Read all about it! Women Peace and Security at a Glance report for Year Four

August 3, 2022

Le français et l’espagnol suivent. Le siguen el francés y el español. The At a Glance report for Year 4 of the KAIROS Women of Courage: Women Peace and Security program is now available in English, French and Spanish.  The report highlights the critical work of KAIROS partners – grassroots…

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Decolonizing climate action to underscore KAIROS Climate Action Month

August 3, 2022

4th annual event covers 5 themes in 5 weeks with rich supply of resources & actions  (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – Decolonizing climate action will underscore KAIROS’ 4th annual Climate Action Month, which launches…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Media Releases

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