Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew says that destroying the environment is a sin

During his official visit to the United States in 1997, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew hosted an environmental symposium in Santa Barbara, CA where he called the destruction of the environment a sin.  It was the first time any religious leader had ever called harming the environment a sin.  His remarks were carried by media around the world.  Watch a video of that historic address.

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