The Christian case for environmentalism

The confluence of Good Friday and Earth Day is a reminder of our duty to protect God’s creation

By John R. Schol
The Baltimore Sun
May 2, 2011

The world’s two billion Christians have just completed Holy Week, celebrating the final days, death and resurrection of Jesus. This year, the global celebration of Earth Day coincided with Good Friday, giving many of us an additional perspective on this sacred and ancient commemoration.