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Anglican Church says overpopulation may break eighth commandment

August 13, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Carole Wilmoth for this article. This article is an update to “Thou Shalt Not Breed,” which I distributed in early June. To see that article, visit https://www.populationmedia.org/?s=Thou+Shalt+Not+Breed.

For the film on Australia’s population situation featuring Dick Smith, plus his televised debate on this topic, see http://www.abc.net.au/tv/populationpuzzle/index.html
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In a bold move for a Christian church, Australia’s Anglican Church has linked overpopulation to the eighth commandment given to Moses on Mount Sinai: ‘Thou shall not steal’, according to The Age.

The General Synod (the governing body of Australia’s Anglican Church) has released a discussion paper that states “out of care for the whole of creation, particularly the poorest of humanity and the life forms who cannot speak for themselves […] it is not responsible to stand by and remain silent [on the issue of overpopulation].”

For full article, visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0608-hance_anglican.html


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