Pennsylvania nuns continue court battle against takeover of land for natural gas pipeline
November 02, 2022
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CWN Editor's Note: Since 2017, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ have waged an unsuccessful legal struggle against the eminent-domain takeover of some of their property for a natural gas pipeline.
“In 2018, despite clear and strenuous objections, Transco/Williams seized our farmland in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, constructed a high-volume export pipeline through our property and began transporting high volumes of climate warming fossil fuels,” the Adorers stated recently upon filing a new appeal. “Transco/Williams, a private corporation worth $40B, has forced us to use our land in a way that directly violates not only our religious beliefs about the sacredness of Earth, but also our religious practice of faithfully stewarding our own land for future generations.”
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
Nov. 02, 2022 10:15 PM ET USA
"...our religious beliefs about the sacredness of Earth". Are we to understand that for these nuns (and presumably for Pope Francis as well) "Mother" Earth is now a sacramental?