God has not abandoned the world. It is His will that His design and our hope for it will be realized through our co‑operation in restoring its original harmony. In our own time we are witnessing a growth of an ecological awareness, which needs to be encouraged, so that it will lead to practical programs and initiatives. An awareness of the relationship between God and humankind brings a fuller sense of the importance of the relationship between human beings and the natural environment.
From The Joint Declaration of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew & Pope John Paul II
The Fourth RSE Symposium on the Adriatic Sea - Rome-Venice, June 10, 2002
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