Today's Quote: Pope Francis

Quotes | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 17:37
Bulgaria: Today's Quote: Pope Francis Pope Francis (L) kisses a child during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican, June 17, 2015. EPA/BGNES

 "The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth. In many parts of the planet, the elderly lament that once beautiful landscapes are now covered with rubbish. ... Frequently no measures are taken until after people's health has been irreversibly affected."

A short quote from Pope Francis's encyclical titled Laudato Si (or Praise Be in English) which has already sparked much controversy among some politicians and associations with its direct wording on climate change and environmental issues.

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