Dare to Care!
Laudato Si' Quote of the Week: #98
96. Jesus took up the biblical faith in God the Creator, emphasizing a fundamental truth: God is Father (cf. Mt 11:25).
95. The natural environment is a collective good, the patrimony of all humanity and the responsibility of everyone.
94. The rich and the poor have equal dignity, for “the Lord is the maker of them all” (Prov 22:2). “He himself made both small and great” (Wis 6:7), and “he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good” (Mt 5:45).
93. Whether believers or not, we are agreed today that the earth is essentially a shared inheritance, whose fruits are meant to benefit everyone.
92. Moreover, when our hearts are authentically open to universal communion, this sense of fraternity excludes nothing and no one.
90. This is not to put all living beings on the same level nor to deprive human beings of their unique worth and the tremendous responsibility it entails.
89. The created things of this world are not free of ownership: “For they are yours, O Lord, who love the living” (Wis 11:26).