Pope Francis Labels Climate Change Skeptics As 'Foolish', Uses pseudoscience to Push Political Agenda

Pope Francis, in a recent CBS interview, labeled skeptics of the climate change narrative as 'foolish' for not believing 'research'.

In comments made to CBS Evening News and aired April 24, the 87-year-old Pontiff decried those whom CBS' Norah O'Donnell described as 'deniers of climate change'.

'There are people who are foolish, and foolish even if you show them research, they don't believe it,' responded Francis. 'Why? Because they don't understand the situation or because of their interest, but climate change exists.'

'Climate change' has been a central talking point during his pontificate, and he promoted an 'ecological spirituality'.

His 2015 encyclical letter Laudato Si' has become the reference text for numerous Vatican and papal initiatives focused on the so-called 'green' agenda.

It gave rise to the Laudato Si' Movement, which aims to 'turn Pope Francis' encyclical letter Laudato Si' into action for climate and ecological justice,' as the mass divestment from 'fossil fuels' is inspired by the Pontiff's environmental writings.

Last October, Francis published a second part to Laudato Si' in the form of Apostolic Exhortation Laudate Deum, in which he issued stark calls for 'obligatory' measures across the globe to address the issue of 'climate change'.

Such papal promotion of the 'climate change' cause has not gone without high-profile criticism, including lately from Canadian philosopher Jordan Peterson. Peterson slated Francis for his focus on 'climate change', saying the Pope 'seems to be on about [the topic] constantly when you should be saving souls'.

'That's how you save the planet, not by worshiping Gaia,'

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