Catholic Congressman to Pope: Stop Talking about Climate Change ‘Like a Leftist Politician’

The Pope should stop talking and acting “like a leftist politician” on climate change and instead concern himself with things that really matter, such as the murder of Christians by ISIS and the “intentionally planned genocide of unborn children by Planned Parenthood.” So says Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), who is planning to boycott the Pope’s forthcoming visit to the House of Representatives in protest.

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New York Times: The New Enforcer of Catholic Orthodoxy?

In a truly bizarre reversal of roles, in the course of just a week the New York Times has gone from being the Church’s most trenchant detractor to being an ardent enforcer of Catholic doctrine, polling Catholics to find out whether or not their parish priests are preaching about the Pope’s new encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’.


Dear Pontifex: Poverty and Statism Kill the Earth, Not Commerce and Progress

It will be loads of fun watching the Left strip-mine the papal encyclical for politically useful passages while ignoring the rest of what Pope Francis says. Liberals already have a religion, and it is known for punishing apostasy. Ask any of the properly skeptical scientists who have been hounded and destroyed for daring to question “climate change” orthodoxy.

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Pope Francis’ Argentine Connection with Environmentalism

Nothing ever happens in a vacuum. Pope Francis’ ongoing concern for environmental issues, which will attain its fullest expression with the release of his encyclical on human ecology Thursday, has deep roots in his own personal experience, especially as archbishop of Buenos Aires, home to one of the most polluted places on the planet.

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Jesuit Mag Disses Climate Change Skeptics

The Jesuit flagship publication La Civiltà Cattolica has released a prefatory essay on the theology of the environment to prepare Catholics—and the world—for the Pope’s upcoming encyclical on human ecology. Rather than seriously entertain the objections of climate change skeptics and others who have expressed concerns about the Pope’s letter, however, the article cavalierly dismisses them as unworthy of consideration.

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