The spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics comes to America on Sept. 22 with a message: It’s time to confront global warming and climate change crisis – it’s time to act. Critics, both inside and outside the church, are dismissing the pope’s message and mandate on the need to be more responsible stewards of the Earth. “I think we probably are better off leaving science to the scientists,” said Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum. That sentiment about the pope was echoed by Jeb Bush, who said he will get his science elsewhere. What do you think?
For more information on this topic, see Don Corrigan’s column in the Aug. 14 issue of the Webster-Kirkwood Times. Please offer a Comment: