domenica 31 ottobre 2021

Listen to the earth and the poor, pope urges leaders at COP26

(Philip Pullella, Reuters)
Pope Francis on Sunday urged world leaders attending the COP26 U.N. climate change summit to hear "the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor". Francis, who has made protection of the environment a cornerstone of his pontificate, said at his blessing in St. Peter's Square that he hoped the meeting in Glasgow would provide "efficient responses and offer concrete hope to future generations". It was the second time in three days that the pope appealed to participants to come away with action and not mere words from the climate summit, which is starting on Sunday. (...)