Pope Francis has urged world leaders to urgently address the climate crisis so that it can provide “tangible hope” for “concrete hope to future generations”
The pontiff will meet with President Joe Biden at the Vatican Friday (local time) for talks on Covida-19, climate change and poverty.
“succession of crises”Pope Francis
He added people needed to make ‘radical decisions’ to tackle a ‘succession of crises’ in health, environment, food supply and economy.
Following the aired, the pope met with President Biden to discuss global covid-19 immunization efforts, incarceration and climate change, the White House said in a brief statement.
In a special Thought for the Day message for BBC Radio 4 “s Today programme, the head of the worldwide Catholic community warned the world against taking an isolationist approach and called for a” renewed sense of collective responsibility for our world.”
In a special message for BBC Radio 4 “s Thought for the Day ahead of the Cop26 conference in Glasgow next week the Pope said that climate change and Covid-19 had raised” several doubts and concerns about… the way we run our societies.”
It was an honor to meet with Pope Francis again at the Vatican today. I thanked His Holiness for his advocacy for the world’s poor and those suffering from hunger, conflict, and persecution, and lauded his leadership in fighting the climate crisis and ending the pandemic. pic.twitter.com/PGF5axSK4X
— President Biden (@POTUS) October 29, 2021
Climate change can be faced with a renewed sense of shared responsibility for our world, and an effective solidarity based on justice, a sense of our common destiny and a recognition of the unity of our human family in God’s plan for the world. #Faiths4COP26
— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) October 29, 2021
"These crises present us with the need to take radical decisions that are not always easy"
In an exclusive Thought For The Day, Pope Francis says the COP climate talks must offer hope to future generations
— BBC Radio 4 Today (@BBCr4today) October 29, 2021