16 Jun '15, 3pm

Pope Francis' leaked encyclical calls for global government action against climate change

We’ve long known that Pope Francis has a great many thoughts about climate change , and that he has been preparing to release a hefty encyclical to illustrate his stance. An unauthorized draft of that document designed to urge the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics to join him in the fight to save our planet was published online in PDF format Monday by L’Espresso, a prominent Italian news weekly. But Vatican officials warn that the 192-page draft doesn’t represent the final version of the Pope’s encyclical, which will be released on Thursday.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/pope-francis-leaked-encyclical-calls...

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