Friday, May 4, 2007

Pope urges world leaders to fight global warming

Working Films is always on the lookout for new developments in the news about global warming. This is the first in a series of future posts highlighting interesting news articles we think you might like to have a look at.

Increasingly a diverse set of constituencies is lining up to fight global warming, and one of these constituencies is the world's Catholics. At a recent Vatican conference on climate change Pope Benedict said that scientists, religious leaders, and political leaders should "respect creation" while "focusing on the needs of sustainable development." To find out more about how the Catholic Church is responding to global climate change read this article that we found in London's The Guardian newspaper.

Protect God's Creation: Vatican issues new green message for world's Catholics
John Vidal and Tom Kington in Rome
Friday April 27, 2007
The Guardian

Read the entire article here.

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