From tree-planting to boycotts, people of faith should do their bit to protect creation, says spiritual leader of world’s 1.2 billion Catholics
NEWS: Burning coal, oil and gas will create “existential risk” for billions warn Vatican’s top science academies in historic call for action
ANALYSIS: Pope Francis’ desire to address global warming is undoubted, but Papal desire to curb poverty and protect creation is not new
NEWS: Head of Roman Catholic church says global warming is a “social justice” issue, confirms encyclical on environment due in 2015
NEWS: Pressure mounts on Vatican to join other religious institutions in divesting from coal, oil and gas
NEWS: UN will support Pope Francis’ expected encyclical on man’s relationship with the planet, says Christiana Figueres
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Benedict says climate change is one of the major threats to the world. Could his leadership be the catalyst for effective political action?