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Vatican prepares to make climate change policy plan

Environment
by Kirkland An
Posted 5/30/15, 11:30 am

The Vatican will meet next week to form Pope Francis’ campaign to persuade world leaders to take action against climate change.

Francis’ expected encyclical, a letter sent from the pope to all the bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, will be the Vatican’s first official, detailed word about climate change and what Church members should do about it.

Last month, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences issued a statement about their stance on climate change. 

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