Today David and I joined 50,000 others marching through central
Christine interviewed Umme Kulsum from
Rowan Williams encouraged us to share the good news of God’s creation and suggested that trying to make people more anxious about the future of our world was counter-productive but moving forward in hope and in the knowledge of God’s grace was the message we should be taking on to the streets.
After the service we walked up to
It was an amazing sign of ordinary peoples’ commitment to this vitally important issue and politicians were listening. David joined a group who were invited to meet Environment minister Ed Milliband who had joined the march and I joined the Director of Christian Aid, Daleep Murkaji in visiting Gordon Brown at No 10 Downing Street. As we sat around the cabinet table the Prime Minister stressed how important marches of this size were, and how much of a mandate it gave him to push even more strongly to get a binding and meaningful agreement at the
This weekend is part of our visit to the