Earth is Priority One
I have a feeling after the summer we are in for, when the Pope meets with President Obama in September about how man lives on the planet, it will be of biblical proportions.
"In the encyclical, Francis called for a bold cultural revolution, framing climate change as an urgent moral issue and blaming global warming on an unfair, fossil fuel-based industrial model that harms the poor most. He urged people of every faith to save God's creation for future generations. Francis is to address lawmakers in September in the first speech by a pope to Congress." (NYT calling it "a landmark foray by the Vatican") ' "I think the pope needs to continue to study this," said Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.'
Francis views climate change as being the result of a wasteful, materialistic society in which the rich exploit the poor. (Thank you, Dubuque Telegraph Herald, more)
Pope Francis' Climate Message Yields Little GOP Response
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