Archbishop of Krakow considers Greta Thunberg a danger to Christianity
In an interview, Marek Jedraszewski attacked “ecology” and the young Swedish activist.
Published: December 29, 2019, 9:54 am
The true icon of the environmental defense movement, Greta Thunberg also unites many detractors. And one of them is in Poland. During an interview with local media TV Republika, the Archbishop of Krakow shot down one he pejoratively describes as an “oracle”, reported the Novena News site.
For Marek Jedraszewski, the adolescent girl “becomes an oracle for all political and social forces” trying to “break with the whole Christian tradition”.
“Everything is suddenly called into question; in reality, our culture is questioned; the entire world order is reversed, on the basis that the existence of God, the creator, is called into question; the role and dignity of each human being are questioned,” he said. The man of the Church also denounced “ecology” as “a very dangerous phenomenon” which is, according to him, “contrary to all that is written in the Bible”.
Jedraszewski’s position is far from being shared within the Catholic Church, since Pope Francis, last April, congratulated Greta Thunberg for her commitment to defending the climate.
“The Holy Father thanked and encouraged Greta Thunberg for her commitment to defending the environment,” said the Vatican after a meeting between the Pope and the activist.
“Today I met Pope Francis. I thanked him because he speaks clearly of the climate crisis. He told me to continue” she said.
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