‘Green Pope’ Benedict XVI Resigns From The Vatican at Age 85

February 11, 2013 by  
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Pope Benedict XVI photo from Shutterstock Today Pope Benedict XVI announced plans to resign on Feb 28, citing his advanced age and health. Over his tenure he garnered the moniker “the Green Pope ” by making environmentalism a moral issue. Pope Benedict XVI stressed Catholic stewardship of God’s creation, and he was also instrumental in making the Vatican a carbon neutral city during his reign. From installing solar panels on the roof of the main auditorium of the Vatican to riding in an electric Renault Popemobile , Benedict lent support to the environmental movement through his endorsements. Read the rest of ‘Green Pope’ Benedict XVI Resigns From The Vatican at Age 85 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon neutral vatican , catholic , environmentalism , green church , green design , green pope , Pope Benedict XVI , popemobile , Renault , resign , Social Justice , solar panels , solar powered vatican , Sustainability , sustainable design , vatican

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‘Green Pope’ Benedict XVI Resigns From The Vatican at Age 85

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