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Pope's Climate Stand Gets Uneasy Reception in Catholic Heartland

Pope Francis's plunge into the climate change debate has caused uneasiness in the heartland of European conservative Catholicism in Poland, exposing the dilemma for Catholics who are devout, but prefer their leaders to steer clear of "liberal" causes. The pope's call on Thursday for everyone to take responsibility to curb global warming is especially awkward for Poles because they rely heavily on coal, a big contributor to greenhouse gases, to generate electricity. A...

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