Friday, August 26, 2016

Amoris Laetitia - Par. 26

26.   Nor can we overlook the social degeneration brought about by sin, as, for example, when human beings  tyrannize  nature,  selfishly  and even brutally ravaging it. This leads to the desertification of the earth (cf. Gen 3:17-19) and those social and economic imbalances denounced by the prophets, beginning with Elijah (cf. 1 Kg 21) and culminating in Jesus’ own words against injustice (cf. Lk 12:13; 16:1-31).