The Christian Ecosystem
- Published in Bishop
A Catholic trio creates Our Common Home Farms to help those in need while teaching agricultural sustainability
VATICAN CITY – Human beings are called to praise God for his gift of creation, not be predators out to plunder the earth and all it contains, Pope Francis said.
Working to promote greater care for the environment, the Catholic bishops of Washington state have released a statement on “Catholic Principles and Environmental Policy.” Released on October 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment, the statement draws upon teaching from Blessed Pope Paul VI to St. John Paul II to Pope Francis.
From beehives to recycling, parishes embrace the pope’s call to be stewards of the earth