(ANSA) - VATICAN CITY, MAY 15 - "The Pope is one of the great voices of reason and a convincing moral authority on the issue of the climate crisis" and his voice today "is more important than ever" in the face of the environmental emergencies afflicting the planet: this is what John Kerry, the US President's special envoy for climate affirms, in an interview on the website of the Holy See Vatican News after today's meeting in the Vatican with Francis.
Kerry defines the Pope as "a precursor", who anticipates the times: "His Encyclical Laudato si 'is really a very, very powerful, eloquent and very persuasive document from the moral point of view. And I think that his will be a very important voice that will accompany us. until the Glasgow Conference, in which I believe he intends to participate. We need everyone in this battle. All the leaders of the world must unite and every country must do its part. " (HANDLE).