Mankind responsible  for protection of nature: Mar Chrysostom

Those causing air pollution should be considered as murderers, said Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Metropolitan.

Published: 07th June 2017 03:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2017 03:17 AM   |  A+A-

Syro-Malabar Church head Cardinal Mar George Alencherry giving sweets to Philipose Mar Chrysostom Valiya Metropolitan at a function organised to honour the latter, as part of the three-day monsoon conference of the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council which

By Express News Service

KOCHI: Those causing air pollution should be considered as murderers, said Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Metropolitan. He was speaking at a function organised by the Kerala Catholic Bishops Council to honour him.

“You become true humans only when you see God in others. If a person is starving, it is the God who is starving. God first created man, then nature. So, it is the responsibility of the mankind to protect nature,” said  Mar Chrysostom who turned 100 this year. Archbishop Soosa Pakiam presided over the function.

Syro-Malabar Church head Mar George Cardinal Alencherry, Bishop Mar Mathew Moolakkatt, Fr Sebastian Thuruthikunnel, former Supreme Court Judge Justice  Cyriac Joseph and KCBC deputy secretary Fr Varghese Vallikkatt, among others spoke.

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