Rich cause climate change, poor pay for it: Vatican official

CathNews | 9/4/2019 | Staff
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Fr Joshtrom Kureethadam said “we need to care for creation because poor people are all being affected by [changes in climate]”.

“And it is really Catholic tradition, Christian tradition, that in the poor we see Christ. Matthew 25:35 onwards [says]: I was hungry, I was naked, I was in prison, I was a foreigner and you welcomed me,” he said.

Fr - Kureethadam - Coordinator - Ecology - Creation

Fr Kureethadam has been coordinator of the “ecology and creation” sector at the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development since 2017. He is a university professor and the author of multiple books on creation and theology.

He said that in the West, the effects of climate change are not really noticed, and might just bring something like a flood or hurricane once in a while, while in other places the effects are already very grave.

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