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How the Pope’s Climate Message Is Inspiring Los Angeles Latinos to Take Action

Pope Francis’ encyclical about climate change resonated with people of every religion and ethnic background – but it may have made a particularly strong impression on Latinos. Not only are many Latinos devout Catholics, but Latino populations also tend to be more vulnerable to climate change. As this Yes! Magazine article reports, pollution disproportionately impacts […]

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How Metaphors Helped Make Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical Go Viral

Pope Francis’ recent encyclical about climate change was 183 pages long, yet he was able to get his main points clearly across to millions of people. How? By choosing a few key phrases and sending them out through Twitter and other media outlets. As this Forbes article explains, the Pope’s twitter account, @Pontifex, tweeted out […]

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The Pope is Going Green (And Telling People, Too)

Pope Francis, who named himself after the patron saint of the environment and animals, already made something of a statement about his opinions on environmental issues when he held up an anti-fracking t-shirt last fall. But now, sources published in a Huffington Post article say the Pope is taking things one step further and writing […]

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