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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The escalating slaughter of elephants and rhinos is drawing the anger of conservationist clerics, who have begun enlisting church members in the battle to save Africa’s wildlife.


  1. This is the proper role of any institution, religious or otherwise.
    I am glad to hear that the clergy are against poaching.

    It only proves my continuing argument that religious institutions only do good when they put the “good of humanity” and the environment way ahead of God, Jesus or the Bible teachings:

    “Smoke a goat for the Lord for it pleases Him very much.” (Exodus 29:18)
    Wicked nonsense.

  2. Bravo!

    I have been wondering where the solders of God have been hiding!

    It seems to me that when ANY of God’s creatures, no matter the species, are being brutally killed and maimed for exploitation, the church should be there to stop it!

    Please speak out for all the voiceless!

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