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Francis urges 'ecological retooling' of economy to counter 'inhuman' pace of production, consumption Full text

In a message published today to the Forum of the European House-Ambrosetti, an encounter of politicians, representatives of European institutions and business leaders taking place in northern Italy this Friday and Saturday, Pope Francis urged an “ecological retooling” of the economy to counter what he called the “inhumane” pace of production and consumption today.

Pope laments on World Environment Day - 'The wounds inflicted on our mother earth are wounds that also bleed in us' Vatican

“We are part of this interconnected web of life, not its masters”, Pope Francis reminded humanity in a message today for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in which he also urged the world “to find just and sustainable ways of living that can give the Earth the rest it requires, ways that satisfy everyone with a sufficiency, without destroying the ecosystems that sustain us”.