ANAHEIM Ree Taylor went from hopelessness to enlightenment in a matter of about 10 minutes as she stood within an interactive prayer experience for the protection of the environment, a multimedia art exhibition at the 2017 Religious Education Congress.
The exhibit, a response to Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical letter to all Roman Catholic bishops on climate change, featured artwork, audio and visual presentations and poetry to address the issue of climate change and provide solutions for what members of the Catholic faith can do to obtain sustainability.
The pope, in his encyclical, said climate change is real and is a result of human activity, not overpopulation.
The letter calls for those of the Catholic faith to consider lifestyle changes to support the environment. Though some Catholics have said the Pope shouldn’t be weighing in on such topics, many attending…