VATICAN CITY — For an Ecology of Man, a new book collecting Benedict XVI’s speeches on ecology and humanity’s relationship with nature, reveals his love and concern for nature and animals, according to the emeritus pope’s once-private secretary.
“In the book, Benedict writes that man, if he is to have a heart for peace, must have an awareness of the connection between natural ecology and human ecology,” Msgr. Alfred Xuereb, who is now Pope Francis’ private secretary, told Vatican Radio in an Oct. 19 interview.
“There emerges an inseparable link between peace for creation and peace among men,” he added.
Msgr. Xuereb presented For an Ecology of Man,” newly published in Italian by the...READ MORE