Benedict also signaled he would speak about global warming during his Sydney visit because it was an issue of concern to young people.Markel, SJ
The pope said there is a need to "wake up consciences" about the issue.
"We have to give impulse to rediscovering our responsibility and to finding an ethical way to change our way of life," he said. Politicians and experts must be "capable of responding to the great ecological challenge and to be up to the task of this challenge," he added.
Sunday, July 13, 2008
The Pope and Climate Change
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