In September, Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with President Obama and make an address to Congress. Today, he issued an encyclical on climate change — posing direct challenges to world leaders who've failed to take "urgent" action. "Laudato Si, On the Care of the Common Home," is expected to be influential beyond the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.
Pope's Urgent Call for Action on Climate Change
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