Midwest Energy News – From Pope Francis to Green Muslims, faith groups steadfast in push for clean energy

Jul 9, 2015 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips, What's New

July 9, 2015

Rev. Booker Steven Vance took to the pulpit in historic Old St. Patrick’s Church in downtown Chicago on June 22 to praise Pope Francis’ ground-breaking encyclical on climate change and sustainability.

Vance attached a very concrete and local element to the Pope’s sweeping call to action. He and other religious and environmental leaders hosting a press conference declared that passing a proposed Clean Jobs bill in the Illinois legislature is one way the Pope’s call to action should be answered.  Read More

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