Catholics worldwide are showing a new zeal for combatting climate change since Pope Francis highlighted the issue in 2015, experts say.
By Cristina Maza
Christian Science Monitor
June 24, 2016
For Catholics around the world, climate change is a heightened priority – and many are taking action in the wake of efforts by Pope Francis to focus on environmental stewardship.
It’s a story that runs counter to popular perception, which holds that religious people do not believe in climate change – or believe that it falls outside the realm of human control.