Bolivia – Bolivian Bishops’ Conference issues Pastoral Letter on Ecology and Human Development

The text, “The Universe, gift from God for life” was released on the 22nd of March. It speaks about creation as a gift from God and raises awareness about the threats that is facing today. In the case of Bolivia it shows how mining activities, deforestation and climate changes are having dangerous impact on the environment in the region. It expresses the need for change both at the global and local levels. It calls us to take responsibilities and a deep sense of reparation and commitment. It also expresses a sense of hope and calls for a change in the present consumerist way of living and to establish international alliances to responding to the challenges. Click to read the Letter