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Irish bishops, on eve of papal visit, announce decision to divest fossil fuels

August 24, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Speaking on behalf of the Irish hierarchy as the country awaited a visit from Pope Francis, Bishop William Cream announced that the Irish bishops have decided to divest themselves of all investments in fossil fuels. Bishop Cream said that the decision was prompted by the papal encyclical Laudato Si’.

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