Church of England welcomes Vatican workshop’s statement on climate change
May 01, 2015
The Church of England has welcomed the final statement issued by participants in an April 28 Vatican conference on climate change.
“Climate change is the greatest moral challenge of our day, for people of all faiths and people of no faith,” said Anglican Bishop Nicholas Holtam. “I am delighted that the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences have so clearly supported the scientific consensus that the major driver of climate change is almost certainly our burning of fossil fuels.”
For all current news, visit our News home page.
- Welcome for Vatican Statement on Climate Change (Church of England)
- Vatican climate-change conference calls for ‘rapid world transformation’ to renewable, low-carbon energy (CWN, 4/30)
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!