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An increasing number of religious leaders are promoting environmental causes at the pulpit. From using organic bread during mass to promoting water conservation as a path to peace in the Middle East, these leaders are connecting the dots between conservative faith and conservation. Here are 20 very different leaders who stand out for their environmental activism.
Additional newsworthy developments include:
- The Church of England is urging parishioners to give up pollution for Lent.
- During the fall of 2007, Greenland hosted an Interfaith Rally on Climate Change
- The Southern Baptist Convention signed a pledge to fight Global Warming.
- Archbishop Gianfranco Girotti released a list of “modern social sins” that includes pollution and genetic manipulation.
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