Reflection Day – Amazing Videos 2022

Reflection Day

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The videos of the Laudato Si’ Reflection Day 2022 are now available. Last May we gathered for the 5th edition of the Reflection Day to delve deep on the rich message of the encyclical Laudato Si’. This year’s themes included reflections on environmental activism, consumerism, sustainability of the food production system and the fashion industry. We reflected and uncovered the inextricable links between loss of biodiversity and climate change and the instruments we have to protect our Common Home; we saw examples of youth leaders in putting in practice the prophetic message of Laudato Si’. Finally we reflected on the responsibility and instruments we have to make the ecological transition fair and possible for all.

Here is the list of videos (with links) available:

  • Opening remarks and prayer: by H.E. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, President of COMECE and Honorary President of ELSiA;
  • Session 1: an intergenerational dialogue on climate activism with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Monika Skadborg;
  • Session 2, Part A: Fast Fashion vs Sustainable Fashion with Anne Tran, Dr Charu Jain, Eleonora Evi MEP and Paola Migliorini, European Commission;
  • Session 2, Part B: Biodiversity with Amy Echeverria – Columban Missionaries and Angelo Salsi, CINEA;
  • Session 2, Part C: Fast Food vs Sustainable Food Production with Marta Mess, Slow Food Europe, Dr Marta Antonelli, Barilla Foundation and Paschalis Loucaides, ‘Too Good To Go’;
  • Session 3: Youths leading the change with “The Future lies with Youth”, “On-Eko” and “Armadio Etico”;
  • Session 4: A fair and just ecological transition for all with Dr Elisabeth Sawin – Multisolving Institute, Dr Mark Charlesworth – St. Mary’s University, Lorenzo Roesel of CISL, Ciaran Foulds, theologian and religion teacher in the European Schools of Brussels.

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