Pope Praises Obama’s Global Warming Agenda

pope with obamaPope Francis was quick to praise President Barack Obama’s plan to fight global warming during a Wednesday morning speech at the White House. Francis extolled Obama for “reducing air pollution” and taking the fight against global warming seriously.

“It seems clear to me also that climate change is a problem that can no longer be left to a future generation,” Francis told those gathered at the White House. “When it comes to the care of our common home, we are living at a critical moment in history.”

Francis echoed the themes of “sustainable development” and “human ecology” that he wrote in his encyclical on global warming earlier this year. His letter, called Laudato Si, earned him praise from environmentalists, but met with critical conservatives who saw it as an attack on capitalism and industrialization.

Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar, a Catholic, even said he was boycotting the pope’s appearance before Congress this week over the pontiff’s remarks on global warming. Gosar wrote that Francis had “adopted all of the socialist talking points, wrapped false science and ideology into ‘climate justice’ and is being presented to guilt people into leftist policies.”

“If the Pope wants to devote his life to fighting climate change then he can do so in his personal time. But to promote questionable science as Catholic dogma is ridiculous,” Gosar wrote for the conservative news site Townhall.com.

Conservatives have been angry with Francis for travelling to to Cuba and being uncritical of the country’s oppressive Castro regime. To add to Francis’ challenges, U.S. Bishops seem unconcerned with global warming, instead focusing on what they see as more pressing issues, like gay marriage and abortion.

“For some bishops absolutely the priority is abortion. Every other issue is relativised,” Michael Sean Winters with the National Catholic Register told The Guardian. “There is no ambiguity in the church position on abortion.”

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    GR82DRV

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    There’s an important line here:

    [i]”Gosar wrote that Francis had “adopted all of the socialist talking points, wrapped false science and ideology into ‘climate [u]justice[/u]’ and is being presented to guilt people into leftist policies.”[/i]

    As leftists continue to co-opt our language, here is the latest word to beware of: [b]Justice[/b].

    In the hands of the left this beautiful word now means anything that supports the cause of Marxism, and is the reason proclaimed for everything from the forced redistribution of wealth to a centralized world power structure and the revocation of Constitutional rights.

    It’s time to call them out on this linguistic theft, and publicly reject the premise that Marxism equals justice.

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    Amber

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    Does anyone claim the climate does not change ? Well no .
    Is cooling better than warming ? If you are an iceberg yes .
    So the theory is humans are causing the earth to have a fever right ? If we can just adjust the human caused CO2 knob we will all be so much better off despite what GODS MOTHER NATURE has in store … but what ever that is ..well it is natural .

    So the continuous warming from the last ice age is perfectly fine as long as humans have nothing to do with it . Correct .

    What if billions of people actually benefit from a bit of warming and billions will die from cooling .
    Well so sad to bad .

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