Homily by Fr Cantalamessa at Vespers for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

Posted September 1, 2016 5:06 pm by Editor

Homily by Fr Cantalamessa at Vespers for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

(Vatican Radio) Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the Papal Household, urged Christians to glorify God for creation, saying “the primary duty of human beings towards creation is to lend it a voice.” He said St Francis of Assisi did not pray “for creation” but instead prayed “with creation” or “because of creation.” The preacher noted that “the sovereignty of human beings over the cosmos” does not entail “the triumphalism of our species but the assumption of responsibility toward the weak, the poor, the defenseless.”
Fr Cantalamessa ‘s remarks came during the homily delivered by him  at the Vespers in St

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