Transcarpathian bishops ask believers neither to pluck primroses nor buy them from poachers

9 March 2017, 10:37 | Church and ecology | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

Bishop Milan (Shashik) of the Diocese of Mukachevo, UGCC, and Bishop Antal Maynek of the diocese of Mukachevo, RCC in Ukraine, appealed to the faithful asking them not to pluck primroses and not buy them from poachers. According to them, tearing the flowers, the people thus are causing irreparable environmental damage.

No wonder the researchers included all kinds of primroses (early spring flowers) in the Red Book as their number reduces annually in nature. These are all types of snowdrop, saffron (crocus), cyclamen, etc.,” they argue.

Catholic bishops say that the vast majority of primroses are sold from hand, are torn and brought to sell in bulk by poachers.

“Flowers are pulled out with bulbs to extend the shell life of bouquets. Recovery of the plants in nature is then impossible. Cutting flowers without bulbs is also harmful because it leads to genetic degeneration of plants,” they underscore.

The hierarchs emphasize that buying the primroses from the Red Book, people promote this kind of evil. Only the refusal from the purchase of these flowers can stop poachers.

“Therefore, it is important for us as conscious Christians to break the circle of destruction. This proposal can be the key one for each of us. So let us ask God in prayer for the gift of wisdom to care for his creatures as our neighbors,” the Catholic Bishops Milan (Shashvk) and Antal Maynek underscore.


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  • Николай Григорьев | 29 July 2017, 11:51

    Мы - это кто? Признание раскольников ? На основании чего ? А о последствиях аферы с филькиной грамотой от Константинополя Глава государства думает ?

  • netoy_gaidamak | 28 July 2017, 14:44

    З яких пір депутат який відносить себе до УГКЦ знає щось про УПЦ? Він вже написав три закони, і усі є антиконституційними - думаю це гарний показник того, що пан черговий півник для побрехеньок.

  • Олег Висоцький | 28 July 2017, 11:31

    День народження сина!

  • Paul S. Ewasko | 27 July 2017, 19:22

    Unfortunately the leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church reject the concept of dialoge - it's either their way or no way. На жаль, лідери Руської Православної Церкви відкидають концепцію діалогу - це

  • enzian | 27 July 2017, 12:19

    Ні, це відображення реального місця "УПЦ МП" в житті українського суспільства.

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