Pope announced international Day Of Prayer for environment


SHAFAQNA – Vatican on Monday (Aug. 10) announced a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. The prayer day will be celebrated annually on Sept. 1, in line with the Orthodox Church’s day for the protection of the environment, the pope said in the newly released letter.

“As Christians we wish to offer our contribution towards overcoming the ecological crisis which humanity is living through,” Francis wrote in the letter, addressed to Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Source: Huffington Post


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