Reading Laudato Si’ - #119-121

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119.- If the present ecological crisis is one small sign of the ethical, cultural and spiritual crisis of modernity, we cannot presume to heal our relationship with nature and the environment without healing all fundamental human relationships. ... Our relationship with the environment can never be isolated from our relationship with others and with God. …


In these three paragraphs, the link between how we relate to nature and how we relate to our human brothers and sisters is once again highlighted. The goals of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform also stress the interrelationship of the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor. How are these connected? The connection is in their roots.


Look up the article quoted in the Dare to Care section today. It highlights the profound connection between racism and climate change

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