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Leading Catholic Cardinal Realizes Birth Control Can Help on Climate

December 10, 2015 • Daily Email Recap

COP21: Cardinal says birth control may offer climate ‘solution’
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One of the Catholic Church’s most senior prelates has said that birth control could “offer a solution” to the impacts of climate change.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, the Pope’s leading adviser on climate issues, told the BBC that the Church had never been against natural family planning.

Speaking in Paris, the cardinal called for a strong agreement that would protect the most vulnerable nations.

He said climate change was a looming ecological disaster.


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