South Africa – Township youth discuss taking care of our ‘Common Home’

The young adults of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nyanga, Cape Town, in collaboration with the Jesuit Social Apostolate, hosted on the 17th of June, a workshop on the theme “Young People, it’s time to take care of our common Home.” Following the Cape Storms that had ravaged some parts of Cape Town and the fires that ruined beautiful parts of the Western Cape, the young people of Nyanga, Gugulethu and Emfuleni came together to discuss issues pertaining to ‘our common home.’ Coming from the three poor communities of Cape Town, these young people coincidentally met on World Day to Combat Desertification to celebrate the second anniversary of the papal encyclical Laudato Si’. To know more…