Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2015-A171
Title: Give Thanks for the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Substituted
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention welcomes the release of the Papal Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ of Pope Francis, a landmark encyclical focusing on the reality of climate change and the interrelated nature of our world; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention encourage the Presiding Bishop to write a Pastoral Letter to the Church on climate change before the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Paris in late 2015.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, 2015 (New York: General Convention, 2015), p. 909.