Hundreds of Catholics from the sectors Lost Savannah- The Victory raised their voices today in favor of the preservation of the environment and natural resources.
After performing a viacrucis this Holy Fridaythe parishioners and priests called the authorities to implement projects that benefit the community environment.
In this sense, they expressed their disagreement with the possibility of building a tailings dam for the mining company in Yamasá Old Town Barrick.
The religious also requested that the Ministry of the Environment place specific points on the banks of the Ozama River to limit its contamination.
Likewise, they expressed the importance that the authorities monitor the decibels produced by the entertainment centers that cover the area, since the situation is a headache for its residents.
The Lost Sabana Zone-La Victoria took the opportunity to ask the Government an increase in police and officers to combat crime and violence in the environment.
As today commemorates the Death and Passion of Jesus Christthe priests raised their pleas for the environment and the protection of planet Earth.
In the Via Crucis that began at 5:00 in the morning in The Little Million from Lost Savannah Priests and deacons from the Sabana Perdida-La Victoria Pastoral Zone were also present.
Among them the archpriest of the Sabana Perdida-La Victoria Pastoral Zone and parish priest of the San Antonio de Padua Parish, Cecilio Castillo Sosa; the parish priest of the Agua Santa Parish, Delso Paulino and José Alberto Vargas Salazar, of the Our Lady of Latin America Parish.
Also Gabriel Diaz, parish priest of the San Francisco Solano Parish; Norberto Antonio de Jesús (Tony), from the San Luis Beltrán Parish.
Rodrigo Hernandez Morenoparish priest of the Parishes of Santa Rosa de Lima, San Juan Diego and San Martín de Porres and his vicar John Michael Castillo.
Also participating were deacons Julio Nelson German, zonal coordinator; Salatier and Rogelio Cabrera.
the area coordinator Julio Nelson German He stressed that from schools it is necessary to educate against environmental pollution and encourage the planting of trees and recycling.
“Planet Earth is in danger, we must teach our children and humanity the importance of planting trees, saving water, separating garbage according to its classification and reusing everything we can. Connecting with nature also helps us to improve our quality of life, nature protects you, heals you, gives you everything you need”, emphasized the deacon.
Later, the zonal archpriest, Cecilio Castillo Sosa, gave the final blessing with which the activity concluded and expressed his gratitude to the members of the National Police who accompanied us on the Way of the Cross this Good Friday.