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The Pope and The Earth

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That up there is it. All we have. Can it be that our primary purpose is to make as much money and consume as much stuff as possible?

Disclaimer:  As a husband and parent, I hope that there is something out there that takes care of our loved-ones, children especially.  I am skeptical of many things that come from religious organizations, especially the Catholic Church. 

But I just came across something of great interest from them.

Pope Benedict XIV recently released “Caritas in Veritate” (Charity in Truth), an encyclical addressing the conditions of humans across the world. According to the Pope, to develop humans to their full potential, we must revere the earth: “The environment is God’s gift to everyone, and in our use of it we have a responsibility towards the poor, towards future generations and towards humanity as a whole.” Continue reading

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