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Melissa Keon
Melissa Keon

Pope John Paul II taught love for animals .His Holiness proclaimed that "the animals possess a soul and men must love and feel solidarity with our smaller brethren." He went on to say that all animals are "fruit of the creative action of the Holy Spirit and merit respect" and that they are "as near to God as men are."The Holy Father reminded people that all living beings, including animals, came into being because of the "breath" of God. Animals possess the divine spark of life – the living...

Pope John Paul II taught love for animals .His Holiness proclaimed that "the animals possess a soul and men must love and feel solidarity with our smaller brethren." He went on to say that all animals are "fruit of the creative action of the Holy Spirit and merit respect" and that they are "as near to God as men are."The Holy Father reminded people that all living beings, including animals, came into being because of the "breath" of God. Animals possess the divine spark of life – the living quality that is the soul – and they are not inferior beings, as factory farmers, fur farmers, and others who exploit animals for profit would have us believe. *Pope Benedict was echoing official church teachings, as laid out in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which states clearly that "Animals are God’s creatures. He surrounds them with his providential care. By their mere existence they bless him and give him glory. Thus men owe them kindness.

Dara McNamara
Dara McNamara
  • Melissa Keon

I didn't know that the Holy Father JPII had so stated. Never having pets as a child I came to that awareness later in life. Being of the 'breath' of God explains why they can communicate so well with us, and are companions, rescuers and gift. Horrified that Switzerland allows this.

France Vigouroux
France Vigouroux

JE BOYCOTTE AUSSI LA SUISSE !!!! PAYS SOI-DISANT EVOLUE !!! VOUS ME FAITES TOUS VOMIR DE DEGOUT !!!! VOUS PAIEREZ UN JOUR POUR VOS CRIMES HORRIBLES SUR DES ANIMAUX MERVEILLEUX, TENDRES ET AFFECTUEUX !!! CRAIGNEZ LE CHATIMENT DIVIN !!!!!

Roland Sampson
Roland Sampson

Next time you sink your teeth into a Swiss chocolate, think of the guy who made it sinking his teeth into your cat/dog. Pan fried or grilled?

Wendy Burrows
Wendy Burrows

WTF? Is Switzerland not a first world country? Evidently they are a first world CUNTRY. I wont be supporting anything swiss in the future, they can sit on their Alps and spin. FFS what is this shit?

Marie Time
Marie Time

SIGNE **PTG **.

La législation exige d'interdire les chats et les chiens mangent en Suisse.

Kenny Williams
Kenny Williams

This shit makes me angry!

Deborah Lynne Vasquez
Deborah Lynne Vasquez

Let's keep dogs and cats as our pets. Thank you and God bless.

Thierry Collart
Thierry Collart

Ce n'est pas honnête de montrer une photographie qui n'a rien à voir avec le sujet. Il n'y a pas de commerce de chiens, ni de chats, autorisé en Suisse. Seule une consommation privée n'est pas illégale, mais très peu pratiquée et certainement pas plus que dans les pays voisins.
Boycotter la Suisse pour cela est grotesque. Où allez-vous passer vos vacances? Au pays de la corrida, du foie gras, de la zoophilie.. Faites plutôt une pétition pour demander l'interdiction de cette consommation,...

Ce n'est pas honnête de montrer une photographie qui n'a rien à voir avec le sujet. Il n'y a pas de commerce de chiens, ni de chats, autorisé en Suisse. Seule une consommation privée n'est pas illégale, mais très peu pratiquée et certainement pas plus que dans les pays voisins.
Boycotter la Suisse pour cela est grotesque. Où allez-vous passer vos vacances? Au pays de la corrida, du foie gras, de la zoophilie.. Faites plutôt une pétition pour demander l'interdiction de cette consommation, même si cela ne concerne que quelques arriérés qui ne cesseront pas pour autant, mais ce serait tout de même moins bête que ce boycott.

Michele Truell
Michele Truell

I cant believe Switzerland does this. What a disgrace.

Sophie Lockhart
Sophie Lockhart

I will share and signed this to all my FB friends. This is just horrific eating our companions.I thought China was the only place but you make me sick doing this also. What is wrong with you people? Even if it is a little part of the country it is wrong. Here in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada we don't eat our companion animals we are not barbaric.

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