What Pope Francis' statement on climate change says about faith

Pope Francis
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis waved to the crowd from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Sunday, April 20, 2014.
AP file

This Sunday, parishioners in Catholic churches around the world will open their bulletins to find a special insert from Pope Francis.

The Pope released his encyclical on climate change, a much anticipated and leaked document that connects the warming climate with human activity and criticizes global capitalism's indiscriminate use of natural resources.

How do you think the Pope's statement on climate change may influence acceptance of the science and interest in the issue? Leave your comments below.

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