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The Vatican's Sustainability Conference

Here is our friend Dan Misleh's blog about the Holy See's conference on sustainability. Dan is the director of the Catholic Covenant on Climate Change and we met a few years back when he organized a conference on Benedict XVI's writings on the environment. With all the excitement about a Pope named Francis, writing an encyclical on the environment, it is good to remember that Pope Benedict, old, stodgy, German, professorial, Benedict, who really got the ball rolling on developing a theology of the environment adequate to the changes we face today. 

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