Liberal Chicago Cardinal Blasé Cupich urged attendees at this year’s Parliament of the World’s Religions to be more mindful of forming their consciences, but not in accordance with the truths of the Catholic faith.
“To be properly formed, a conscience needs to be sensitized, to be aware of others and of all creation,” Cupich argued. It can do this by “cultivating awareness and respect for others.”
Cupich has been one of the most outspoken clerics in the U.S. when it comes to pushing climate ideology. On multiple occasions he has equated social justice issues like gun control and environmentalism with moral evils like abortion.
While neglecting to mention the name of Jesus Christ even once, Cupich claimed in his remarks that a “sensitized conscience” will “heed what Pope Francis wrote in Laudato Si, [namely] that Mother Earth ‘now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and abuse of the goods with which God has endowed her.’”
Cupich proceeded to tell his audience that he supports the Parliament’s Fifth Directive of its so-called Global Ethic, which is titled “Commitment to a Culture of Sustainability and Care for the Earth.”
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