A quote from Pope Francis:
"As an integral ecology emphasises, human beings are deeply connected with all of creation. When we mistreat nature, we also mistreat human beings. At the same time, each creature has its own intrinsic value that must be respected. Let us hear 'both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor,' and do our best to ensure an appropriate and timely response."
-- First message for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Sept. 1, 2016
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