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Is the Vatican the Right Place to Preach About Climate Change? Pope Francis Thinks So.

Posted June 18th, 2015 at 1:17 pm (UTC-4)
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Environmentalists hope the message from Francis’ encyclical will spur nations to act ahead of the UN climate conference later this year. But church observers say Francis’ message is really about the poor and society’s most vulnerable, who, he writes, suffer the most when the earth’s natural resources are abused.