The UK Sun newspaper has taken a strong stand on Pope Francis’ foray into climate science. The Paper editorializes that he is committing a “holy wrong.”
The Sun declares the Pontiff has “no business banging on about climate change.” “That has nothing to do with faith. It’s about science and provable facts. That science is disputed, some of it discredited. the Pope’s believe in it is irrelevant,” the editorial added .
“Stick to religion, Your Holiness,” the paper concluded.
Full Text of UK Sun’s editorial on Pope Francis:
September 25, 2015
The Pope makes valuable contributions on religious matter. But he has no business banging on about climate change.
That has nothing to do with faith. It’s about science and provable facts. That science is disputed, some of it discredited. the Pope’s believe in it is irrelevant.
Stick to religion, Your Holiness.
Abortion and death penalty come before climate change for church, Vatican official says – Cardinal Turkson, who heads the pontifical council for justice and peace, said global challenges elevated by Francis – such as climate change and justice – would still take second place in importance to individual life-and-death issues such as abortion and the death penalty. “I would not put them on the same level. I would not associate them at all. Climate change is something that has happened to the world around us,” he told a small group of reporters in a telephone interview. “It’s something essentially that we can control, we can rein in, whose impacts and consequences we can master.”
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