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Pope Francis Throws the Weight of His Office Behind Tackling Climate Change

posted on April 16, 2015

David Gibson of Religion News Service reports, “The Vatican is set to host a major conference on climate change this month that will feature leading researchers on global warming.” The conference, which is part of Pope Francis’ “green agenda,” will discuss the moral implications of environmental degradation and humans’ responsibilities. “[I]t is man who has slapped nature in the face,” Francis told reporters earlier this year. “[A] Christian who does not protect creation … is a Christian who does not care about the work of God.”

Read at Religion News Service