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.”

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The pope , also known as supreme pontiff or Roman pontiff , is the bishop of Rome, head of the worldwide Catholic Church and head of state or sovereign of the Vatican City State. (wikipedia)


Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State since 2013. Francis is the first pope to be a member of the Society of Jesus, the first from the Americas, (wikipedia)


Joe Biden

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, (wikipedia)


Papal inauguration of Pope Francis

The Papal inauguration of Pope Francis was held on 19 March 2013 in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican. (wikipedia)