The Huffington Post
By Kate Sheppard
September 24, 2015
“The United States — and this Congress — have an important role to play.”
WASHINGTON — In his remarks to Congress Thursday, Pope Francis called on the U.S. to take “courageous actions” to address climate change.
The words echoed his encyclical on the environment, which was released in June.
“In Laudato Si, I call for a courageous and responsible effort to ‘redirect our steps’ and to avert the most serious …