Posts Tagged ‘Catholic’
In his most powerful environment-themed address to date, Pope Francis issued a sober challenge during his audience in Rome on June 5. Noting that it is also World Environment Day, Pope Francis said: We are losing the attitude of wonder, contemplation, listening to creation. The implications of living in a horizontal manner [is that] we have moved away from God, we no longer read His signs. Read / hear entire text here. See other statements on care for creation and the poor from Pope Francis here.
Pope Francis has continued to emphasize the importance of creation care in many of his public statements. During his homily on March 19 he said: Let us protect Christ in our lives, so that we can protect others, so that we can protect creation! To highlight the on-going emphasis that Pope Francis has placed on creation care, the Coalition has published a new webpage to document the pontiff’s various statements on creation.