It is a significant event, even of ecumenical importance "that has as its theme this year 'air,' an indispensable element for life. ...His last sentence repeated his last sentence from his earlier Wednesday general audience.Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I has been in the forefront of safeguarding the environment. People around the world are taking notice. The Worldwatch Institute, with its Vision for a Sustainable World, is spreading the word.
I call everyone to a greater commitment to the safeguarding of creation, gift of God.
Friday, September 04, 2009
On 01 September, Italy observed a national Day for the Protection of Creation. Pope Benedict welcomed it and remarked on its significance.