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Conversion of humanity necessary to heal the earth, Pope tells ecological experts

September 04, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The Church “wants to form consciences in order to foster a profound and lasting ecological conversion, which alone can respond to the important challenges we face,” the Pontiff told a group of ecological experts who are collaborating with the French bishops.

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  • Posted by: rosemariedoyle9560 - Sep. 04, 2020 7:31 PM ET USA

    The Lord who said “Fill the earth and subdue it,” knows when the earth is depleted and it’s time for “The New Heaven and The New Earth.” Gen 1:28; Rev 21:1

  • Posted by: jan02 - Sep. 04, 2020 7:13 PM ET USA

    "...Therefore", he said, "in order to heal our common home, the human heart first needs to be healed..." Concluding his address Pope Francis said "...While the conditions on the planet may appear catastrophic and certain situations seem even irreversible... we Christians do not lose hope, because we have our eyes turned to Jesus Christ.'" Nothing true, good, and beautiful is possible without the Love of God, conversion of heart and following Jesus Christ.