Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy – BBC News

“We have come to see ourselves as her lords and masters, entitled to plunder her [the Earth] at will.

“The violence present in our hearts, wounded by sin, is also reflected in the symptoms of sickness evident in the soil, in the water, in the air and in all forms of life.

“We need only take a frank look at the facts to see that our common home is falling into serious disrepair.

“I urgently appeal, then, for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet.”

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