Pope Steers Church Focus To Climate Change With Encyclical
Pope Francis released his first encyclical Thursday and in it the pontiff focuses on climate change and global inequality.By Jake Godin | June 18, 2015
Pope Francis’ first encyclical is out — so what does it say? (Video via Vatican Television Center)
The 184-page letter, released Thursday, seals the Pope’s position on a number of issues. In it, he calls for solutions to such problems as fresh drinking water shortages, deforestation, pollution, climate change and global inequality.