Saturday, 12 September 2009

Pope Benedict XVI stresses religious dimension of ecology

ZENIT report the meeting of Pope Benedict with sponsors of the Holy See's pavilion at an international exposition on "Water and Sustainable Development", held in Spain last year.
"The truth is that when God, through creation, gave man the keys to the earth, he wanted him to use this great gift responsibly and respectfully, making it fruitful."

"The human being discovers the intrinsic value of nature if he learns to see it for what it really is, the expression of a plan of love and truth that speaks to us of the Creator and of his love for humanity, which will find its fulfillment in Christ, at the end of time," the Pontiff affirmed.

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