Greek Orthodox: Utahns learning from ‘Green Patriarch’

November 20, 2009
By Peggy Fletcher Stack
The Salt Lake Tribune

Bartholomew teaches rising generations to care for planet.

“To commit a crime against the natural world is a sin,” says the gray-haired patriarch, staring into the camera. “For human beings to destroy the biological diversity of God’s creation, to contaminate the Earth’s waters, its land, its air and its life – all of these are sins.”