Thomas Reese recently wrote an article at NCR on the reaction of activists and scholars to Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical. Millennial writer Daniel DiLeo offered his thoughts:
“The climate crisis is an issue of unparalleled urgency,” says Dan DiLeo of the Catholic Climate Covenant. “Scientists generally agree that there is a closing window of opportunity within which to avoid runaway and largely irreversible human-forced climate change.”
“Ecological degradation compromises the Catholic commitment to protect and defend human life and dignity,” argues DiLeo, “especially of the poor and vulnerable.”
The full article can be read here.