Pope Francis expresses frustration in Laudate Deum over the lack of change in global climate action despite his efforts.
The pope emphasizes the human causes of climate change, criticizes reliance on technology alone, and laments the failure to abandon fossil fuels.
The document reflects a tone of lament and exasperation, highlighting the urgency of addressing the climate crisis.
Despite the pope's efforts, emissions continue to rise, and support for climate action within the Catholic Church, especially in the United States, remains lukewarm.
Laudate Deum hints at the importance of collective power, rethinking hierarchies, and the ongoing Synod on Synodality as potential avenues for change within the Catholic Church on climate action.
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