Melissa Bingaman
Melissa Bingaman

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 Bingaman

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 !!!!!

Melissa Sudcowsky
Melissa Sudcowsky

....senza parole.....solo
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Rose Dakin
Rose Dakin

Yhis is absolutely disgracefull.

Alberto La Bella
Alberto La Bella

save

Anne Simpson
Anne Simpson

All I can sy is these people are in humane and diluting and won't be going to Switzerland...........EVER

Julie Reichwein
Julie Reichwein

Switzerland was at the top of my list of places I wanted to go visit see that I haven't been to see, but no more! This just sickens me that a country that is supposed to be this sophisticated is so barbaric & cruel to man's best friend & kitties, too!

Fouroneworld Usaglobalcom

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Antonello La Rocca
Antonello La Rocca

Solo una parola: ... BASTARDI !!!

Margareta Dima
Margareta Dima

Switzerland eats Cast & Dogs. Unbelievable...and horrible, I had a better image of Switzerland, but now it's spoiled. I am speechless...

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