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Make more public housing available forum urges government

HONG KONG (SE): The Hong Kong government must address the plight of people living in subdivided flats, who are deprived of the basic human right to housing, by substantially increasing the supply of public housing, the Catholic Messengers of Green Consciousness said. 
 
The group organised a forum on August 13 at St. Vincent’s Chapel, Wong Tai Sin, to look into the hardships of grassroots people who are compelled to live in subdivided units.
 

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The conundrum of uneven distribution of land

HONG KONG (SE): The government was urged to use existing land resources properly to help the grassroots during a forum organised by the Catholic Messengers of Green Consciousness on the justice of land use in Hong Kong at St. Vincent’s Chapel, Win Tin Sin, on July 30. The forum was organised in response to a five-month consultation launched by the government about the supply of land in the next three decades, which ends on September 26.
 

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Breastfeeding is God’s gift to babies

HONG KONG (SE): A symposium on promoting breastfeeding, organised by the Catholic Messengers of Green Consciousness in cooperation with the Hong Kong Catholic Breastfeeding Association and the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, was held at the Catholic Diocese Centre, Caine Road, on December 17. 
 
Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung said in his opening message that that babies are born to be breastfed. He explained that natural birth and breastfeeding are in God’s plan and mother’s milk is the best gift for a baby. 

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Church urged to generate less waste

HONG KONG (SE): Catholic organisations were urged to use less disposable products especially during its large-scale activities at a forum and Mass organised by the Catholic Messengers of Green Consciousness to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation at St. Vincent’s Chapel, Wong Tai Sin, on September 1.
 
The Mass also marked the Season of Creation from September 1 to October 4, when Christians around the world undertake to pray and take action for the benefit of creation.
 

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