Two generations, one prophetic call for climate justice

April 25, 2019
By Tomás Insua
National Catholic Reporter

Two climate superheroes, Pope Francis and Greta Thunberg, have just met for the first time in the Vatican. The April 17 meeting was something rare — an encounter between two prophets whose moral clarity will lead us out of the climate crisis.

I was blessed to participate in that conversation. As the Argentine pontiff and the Swedish activist shook hands, I was struck by the similarities they share above their obvious differences.