Pope Francis Forcefully Urges America to Save the Planet

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Watch the pope’s powerful speech at the White House this morning.

Pope Francis Calls for Urgent Action to Fight Climate Change


“We need a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet.”

He May Be Pope, But That Doesn’t Mean He Can Stop Climate Change

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Liberals should think twice before wishing that American Catholics would take their political cues from the pope.

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

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Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

Pope Francis: Humans Are Turning the Earth Into an “Immense Pile of Filth”

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An excerpt from the pope’s encyclical on climate change, the environment and inequality.


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