The world stems from the creative power of God in which people act as God’s stewards and collaborators. Humanity maintains a fusional relationship with the earth so if we degrade nature, we attack ourselves. A person cannot perceive their relationship to the earth in terms of domination, but only in terms of diakonia (service)

For the pope, the world is neither the product of humans nor the fruit of chance, but a work stemming from the creative power of God in which people act…