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What happened at the Vatican’s bio-extinction conference

September 27, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Paul Ehrlich, the alarmist author of the discredited book The Population Bomb, took a careful stance. But Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academies, supported national population-control programs, saying that parents must be conscious of a nation’s concerns about large families.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Sep. 27, 2017 7:14 PM ET USA

    "...a neo-Malthusian revival in academia and at the United Nations, warning of humanity 'trespassing planetary boundaries.'" The apparent scientific illiteracy and theological blindness among the conference dwellers is disturbing. When God ordered man to steward all of creation, He wasn't only referring to the earth (geocentrists notwithstanding). He was referring to all of creation. There are no "planetary boundaries" in God's eyes, only resources. We are to mine the asteroids, planets, comets