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Pope Francis: "prioritizing short-term economic benefits" is not a good enough reason not to have a carbon tax. Photo: Catholic Church England, Creative Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Pope Francis, leader of 1.3 billion Catholics, has declared global warming to be a real thing and putting a price on carbon to be "essential" to saving the planet.
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Rick Salutin | Pope Francis's revelation that he'd seen a psychoanalyst decades ago comes at a time of renewed attack on Freud.
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David J. Climenhaga | Bishop Henry said he viewed his refusal to give interviews to the Calgary Herald during its 1999-2000 strike as part of his responsibility of proclaiming the Gospel.
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David Suzuki | Like Pope Francis's 2015 encyclical, the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity" was an attempt to galvanize the world to recognize the implications of humanity's path and the urgent need for change.
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Duncan Cameron | Pope Francis was this year's recipient of the Charlemagne Prize for contributions to European unity, and the papal message addressed to the faithful offered a lesson on inclusion to all.
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Redeye Collective | Pope Francis called for an end to the international arms trade during his recent visit to the States but he didn't tell Congress to stop supporting U.S. aggression around the world.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | On his U.S. visit, Pope Francis reflected on outspoken proponents of an engaged form of religion. Among them was Dorothy Day, a crusading 20th-century activist.
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Marc Lee | Speaking on behalf of the poorest people -- those who will be most affected by climate change, but have done the least to cause the problem -- the Pope's message is a powerful moral call to action.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the 78-year-old Argentinian known to the world as Pope Francis, made his first trip to the United States this week, bringing his uniquely progressive papal perspective.
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David Suzuki | Why are we so reluctant to talk about how we can get out of this cycle of endless buying and unsatisfying consumption by considering steady-state economies or even de-growth alternatives?
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David Suzuki | As world leaders prepare for the December UN climate meeting in Paris, Canadians must impress upon all those who hope to govern us after October 19 the importance of making a positive contribution.
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Justin Trudeau, from the heart outwards, Liberal.ca photo
Dennis Gruending | Conservatives are vilifying Justin Trudeau for saying that he wants to grow the economy "from the heart outwards." President Obama and Pope Francis say much the same thing.