VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said that it is urgent to focus on people and not just on nature on World Environment Day.
“The human person is in danger, this is certain; the human person is in danger today. Here is the urgency of human ecology!” exclaimed Pope Francis June 5 during his general audience.
“We are called not only to respect the natural environment, but also to show respect for, and solidarity with, all the members of our human family,” he told the estimated 70,000 pilgrims who gathered in St. Peter’s Square.
Pope Francis told the crowd that people are often driven by the pride of dominating things, having possessions and manipulation and exploitation.
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