May 18, 2017

Women hold children while sifting through plastic bottles at a recycling factory in Mohammadpur, Bangladesh, Oct. 26. (CNS photo/Abir Abdullah, EPA)

"It is not enough to balance, in the medium term, the protection of nature with financial gain, or the preservation of the environment with progress. Halfway measures simply delay the inevitable disaster. Put simply, it is a matter of redefining our notion of progress."

- Pope Francis, from "Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home," as quoted by Sr. Cécile Renouard in an interview published on Global Sisters Report

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