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Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was interviewed by NY1 on the Pope on climate change. See below.

Pope, in Letter, Says Climate Change Battle a Moral Obligation

From: NY1
Date: June 18, 2015
Author: Geoff Bennett


"As far as an authoritative papal teaching, this is as high as it gets," said the Reverend Monsignor Kevin Irwin, a priest at The Catholic University of America.

Pope Francis and his advisers have been working on the document for more than a year. It calls on everyone, not just Catholics, to show respect for their creator by caring for creation.

"Our theology of creation is not separate from saving our soul; it's part of the same thing," Irwin noted.


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