US Catholics join pope in press for more ambitious climate action at COP23

November 16, 2017
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter

As United Nations climate change negotiations wound down in Bonn, Germany, Catholics, including the pope, pressed the international community for more ambitious action to combat global warming. The push included urging from 161 U.S. Catholic organizations and universities that their government recommit to seriously addressing what they called “a moral issue that threatens core Catholic commitments.”