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A171 Commendation of Papal Encyclical
Topic: Environment

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(2012-2015) 16 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation

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Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 78th General Convention welcomes the release of the Papal Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’of Pope Francis, a landmark encyclical focusing on the reality of climate change and the interrelated nature of our world; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention encourage the Presiding Bishop to write a Pastoral Letter to the Church on climate change before the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Paris in late 2015.