Bishops suggest Catholics confess sins against environment

The Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council of southern India Dec. 15 announced that Catholics should include sins against the environment when they visit the confessional.

"Any exploitation of nature amounts to sins against God,” said Fr. Stephen Alathara, spokesman for the bishops, adding that the directive would be included in a pastoral letter to be circulated among dioceses in February next year.

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