Salisbury Cathedral is the first cathedral in the UK to receive the award for environmental friendliness. Presented by Gold Medal A Rocha UK, A Christian defense charity urges the creation of British churches Ecocharch To become. The award was presented last week Robert Tidley, Treasurer of the Cathedral. He said the award is a recognition of the many responses and recommendations from believers, volunteers, staff and locals over the past three years.
According to Helen Stephens From EchoChurch, the award shows that even cathedrals can make a significant contribution to reducing the environmental footprint. Bishop of Salisbury Nicholas Holdem It is hoped that this award will inspire other cathedrals, churches and dioceses. It shows that we are fully prepared for the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow later this year, and that the environment should play a vital role in our lives, and that sustainability and commitment to the environment are very important from a faith perspective.
Source: Salisbury Journal