[In the news] Bukidnon bishop assails ‘Climate sins,’ calls for hope amid tragedy
Bukidnon bishop assails ‘Climate sins,’ calls for hope amid tragedy
February 16, 2012
MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News Dispatch/19 December 2011) – Malaybalay Bishop Jose A. Cabantan cited “climate sins” as the root cause of the flashfloods experienced brought by typhoon Sendong in Northern Mindanao even as he called for hope and prayers for the victims.
Cabantan told Bukidnon News it is warning for man to “really exercise its stewardship” calling climate change humanity’s failure as stewards.
“It calls for us to really take care of the environment and not to exploit or abuse it,” Cabantan said via telephone.
He added that it is worth checking how authorities managed to implement mitigating measures proposed after the 2009 flashfloods.
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