Pope Francis Speaks about Climate Change

Jayson Palmer, Staff Writer

Pope Francis, the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, made headlines with his announcement of a new initiative aimed at combating climate change and promoting environmental conservation. According to Vatican sources, the Pope will release an encyclical, a formal letter addressed to all Catholics, on the subject of climate change and the environment. In the letter, Pope Francis is expected to call on Catholics to take action to protect the planet and address the urgent threat of global warming. The Pope has long been a vocal advocate for environmental protection and has frequently spoken out about the need for action to combat climate change. In 2015, he released an encyclical on the environment in which he called for a shift toward renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions. The announcement of the new encyclical has been met with praise from environmental groups and supporters of action on climate change. Many are hopeful that the Pope’s message will help raise awareness and encourage Catholics worldwide to take action on this important issue.

The Pope labels global warming a threat. (Pixabay.com)

Vatican officials announce formal letter will be forthcoming to all Catholics. (Pixabay.com)Sources: Vatican Press Office, Catholic News Agency