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Pope Franc is at White House urges ‘critical’ action on climate change

PopePope Francis urges ‘critical’ action on climate change, calls for a tolerant society at White House, ABC News, 24 Sept 15  Pope Francis has urged the United States to help tackle climate change at a “critical moment of history” and called on Americans to build a truly tolerant and inclusive society.

In a speech on the White House South Lawn, the Argentine pontiff lauded US president Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce air pollution.

“It seems clear to me also that climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation,” the Pope said at a welcoming ceremony for his first visit to the United States.

“When it comes to the care of our common home, we are living at a critical moment of history,”

The Pope also invoked America’s best known civil rights leader, the late Martin Luther King, to make his point on the environment…..http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-24/pope-praises-obamas-action-on-climate-change-at-white-house/6800338

September 25, 2015 - Posted by | 2 WORLD, USA

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