The first ever Papal Encyclical on environment's protection was welcomed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.

On 18 June, Ban welcomed the release of Pope Francis’ Papal Encyclical in which the leader of the Catholic Church deplored climate change as one of the principal challenges facing humanity and connects the degradation of the environemnt with the alienation of the modern man from nature.

A spokesperson of the UN Secretary General said in a statement that, the...


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