First of all, I believe everyone should read Pope Francis’s letter it goes into pollution and our care of the earth.
ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS: ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME.
His words are a plea to our society that everyone needs to hear. To take a moment to look inside themselves on how to make a stance on a change as a society.
He reminds us that:
“Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs” (1)
In the second Chapter of the letter, Pope Francis goes into:
“Other indicators of the present situation have to do with the depletion of natural resources. We all know that it is not possible to sustain the present level of consumption in developed countries and wealthier sectors of society, where the habit of wasting and discarding has reached unprecedented levels The exploitation of the planet has already exceeded acceptable limits and we still have not solved the problem of poverty”
Chapter 2 The issue of water (27)
Exploitation occurs in our Common Home on an everyday basis. We as a society exploit trees, sand, fossil fuels and most importantly clean water. Clean water Continued…