Pope Francis: Indifference To The Effects Of Climate Change Is A “Perverse Attitude”

Indifference to the effects of anthropogenic climate change, and also the outright denial of growing climate warming and instability, are “perverse attitudes,” Pope Francis stated in a message to some of the ministers meeting at the ongoing climate talks in Bonn. Such attitudes block research and dialogue that would otherwise …

Catholic Church to Make Record Divestment from Fossil Fuels

More than 40 Catholic institutions are to announce the largest ever faith-based divestment from fossil fuels, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi. The sum involved has not been disclosed but the volume of divesting groups is four times higher than a previous church record, and …