Encyclical Unites Religious, Nonreligious Voices on Climate Change

September 15th, 2015

by Dennis Sadowski

“Sandra Steingraber, distinguished scholar in residence in environmental studies and science at Ithaca College in New York and a leader in the group We Are Seneca Lake that opposes the storage scheme, told Catholic News Service the encyclical has spurred more people to risk arrest.

“‘As always, it’s very moving because suddenly people’s words and their actions are all one and the same. You’re speaking about the need to defend creation and doing it,’ Steingraber said.” Read the article