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Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in an April 22 Catholic News Agency article about the Catholic Church and environmental policy.

Why no Catholic is exempt from caring about the environment

From: Catholic News Agency
Date: April 22, 2015
Author: Adelaide Mena


Because of this strong understanding of the link between respecting human dignity and care for the natural world, Catholics have an important role to play in international discussions on the potential challenges of climate change and development, said Lucia Silecchia, a law professor at The Catholic University of America.

“It’s important to have a Catholic voice in that discussion, because a lot of what those secular environmental groups are proposing undermine the dignity of the human person,” she told CNA. 

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