By Shane Schaetzel
“We are all responsible for the protection and care of the environment. This responsibility knows no boundaries.”
Do you find these words provocative? They were spoken by the Pope. Does a Pope have no business delving into the subject of environmentalism? You might be inclined to think these words came from Pope Francis, but they didn’t. They were actually uttered by Pope Benedict XVI in his Message for the Celebration of the World Day of Peace, on January 1, 2010.
His Holiness didn’t stop there. He continued: