Cry Of The Earth
In Laudato Si' Pope Francis says:
- “Mother Earth cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her"
- “Hear the cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor...to dare to turn what is happening in the world into our own personal suffering and thus to discover what each of us can do about it”
What is Happening?
- Global warming and climate change
- Pollution, waste and throw-away culture
- Poor quality and shortages of wager
- Loss of rainforests and biodiversity
- Global inequality
- Decline in the quality of human life
- Breakdown of society
Bolivia - a real example
Today no story from Bolivia is more urgent than how climate change is changing the country’s destiny. Floods, droughts and glacier loss are taking their toll in terms of human lives, livestock, housing, infrastructure, and health. Read more....