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Wednesday 22 November 2017
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World Day for the Custody of Creation

Assisi (PG) - It will take place Sunday, September 1, 2013 the Eighth National Day for the protection of Creation promoted by the Italian Bishops Conference, and focused on the theme "The family educates the protection of Creation." There are many parallel initiatives which will be held from August 31 to September 3, between Assisi and Gubbio.

Will Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of Ecology and author of the Canticle of the Sun - we might call today a poster of respect and love for nature - the great testimonial of the events that will take place in Umbria, waiting for the historic visit of the first Pope named Francesco: the conference "Cherish Created for a sustainable future" (Assisi, August 31 from 10) and the pilgrimage walk "The Path of Francis" (from Assisi to Gubbio from 1to September 3).

At the meeting of 31 August will be discussed, in addition, the role of the family, a gym and a school for the protection of Creation, all of this in the Spirit of Assisi.

The events related to the eighth National Day for the protection of Creation will have a special focus on the environment will be used are MaterBi materials, bioplastics, thanks to the collaboration with the company Novamont Terni. At the end of the event, the organization shall disclose the environmental impact and energy produced by all the initiatives. On the Path of Francis, also, along with about 180 pilgrims from all over Italy, there will be a dozen journalists network Greenaccord, engaged for years in information and environmental disclosure.


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[Source: Umbria OnLine]