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Pope Francis, in a hugely important, indeed historic, Encyclical on care for God's earth, our 'common home', has written a letter to "every living person".
To judge by the reaction of some members of the far-right in America, it would seem that the Pope has hit a nerve. By daring to speak a truth, that many so dearly wish to remain hidden, he has potentially begun the revolution so long sought. For too long the Church has been comfortable to wallow in pomp and wealth while focusing displeasure on the activities of consenting adults in bed.
An old man in the city of Kaduna in Northern Nigeria pointed to a barren, sun-baked plain and said: "When I was young there was a forest out there and if we were hungry we could just pick fruit of the trees or hunt wildlife, which was plentiful".
Today 17th June 2015 sees the biggest ever Climate Change Lobby of Parliament. The ‘Speak Up For The Love Of’ Lobby has been organised by the Climate Change Coalition and partners Stop Climate Chaos Cymru, and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland. Ten thousand people are expected to attend.