Preaching to the converted: Swedish teen climate activist gets pope’s blessing

Climate activist Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg meets Pope Francis during the weekly audience at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 17, 2019. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg brought her campaign to the Vatican on Wednesday and met Pope Francis, who sees eye-to-eye with her on the dangers of climate change. The Swede, 16, sat in the front row at the pope’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square and when he greeted her, she […]

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