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New Asia-Oceania church network pursues sustainable common home in vast biome

The countries of Asia and the Pacific cover a vast and varied area, from Australia, with its desert interior, to the rainforests of Indonesia and the Philippines, to tiny island nations like Vanuatu. What ties them together, says Jesuit Fr. Pedro Walpole, are the moisture-bearing winds — a “river above” — that bring monsoon rains …

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Towards a Church dialogue and collaboration for forests, oceans, and peoples of Asia and Oceania: The RAOEN launch

Towards a Church dialogue and collaboration for forests, oceans, and peoples of Asia and Oceania: The RAOEN launch https://youtu.be/Ftc3Li2MYwI Seeking to engage the Church and the peoples of Asia and Oceania to explore pathways for deeper dialogue and broader interfaith collaboration for forests, oceans, and peoples in the region, the River above Asia and Oceania …

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RAOEN Virtual Launch

RAOEN Virtual Launch The River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN) was officially launched on 24 November. The virtual launch highlighted challenges faced by communities in the region, opportunities for collaboration, and hope in taking this territorial biomes approach in caring for our forests, oceans, and peoples. Drawing from the interconnectedness of Oceania and Asia, …

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