26.07.2011 24.Tammus, 5771
Umwelt und Religion:
Christian, Jewish, Muslim clerics talk about environmental awareness; "We are tourists on this land, and will leave it one day."
Representatives from Israel’s Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities met on Monday to talk about instilling their congregants with environmental awareness.
“When a priest or rabbi or mufti speaks, he speaks to the conscience of people, to the inner side of it, not only to the mind but to the heart,” Auxiliary Bishop to the Latin Patriarch Msgr. William Shomali, who presides over Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, told The Jerusalem Post after the panel, which was held by the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development at the capital’s American Colony Hotel….