Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of the Environment 2021
We need to have constant vigilance, information and education in order to understand clearly the relationship between today’s ecological crisis and our human passions of greed, materialism, self-centeredness, and rapacity, which result in and lead to the current crisis that we face.
“All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to its original state.” (Anavathmoi, First Tone)
The beauty of the city is not as heretofore scattered over it in patches, but covers the whole area like a robe woven to the fringe.
Like their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Pope Francis has decided.
Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon’s address for the launch of Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical Laudato Si’.
The word “ecology” contains the prefix “eco,” which derives from the Greek word oikos, signifying “home” or “dwelling.”
Prot. No. 718 + BARTHOLOMEW By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome And Ecumenical Patriarch To the Fullness of the Church Grace and Peace from the Creator and Sustainer of All Creation Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ * * * Beloved brothers and children in the Lord, Our God, who created […]
†BARTHOLOMEW By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarchate To the Plenitude of the Church Grace and Peace from the Creator, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ * * * Beloved children in the Lord, God’s grace renders us worthy today to commence yet another ecclesiastical year, one more festive cycle, […]