THE LATEST: Obama Welcomes Pope's Call for Climate Action

THE LATEST: Obama Welcomes Pope's Call for Climate Action
9:45 p.m. (1945 GMT, 3:45 p.m. EDT). President Barack Obama says he hopes world leaders will consider Pope Francis' plea for bold action to curb climate change, ahead of the United Nations climate talks in December in Paris. In the teaching document …
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Do Catholics have a religious duty to protect earth?
CARDINAL PETER TURKSON, President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (through translator): There are discussions on environmental issues where it is not easy to achieve a consensus. The church doesn't claim to … We met at the National Press …
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EU: Rights Abuses at Home Drive Mediterranean Crisis
(Brussels) – Human rights abuses in their home countries are the driving force behind the surge in boat migration in the Mediterranean to reach Europe, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. EU leaders should put human rights at the heart …
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