9 Catholic groups to divest from coal, oil and gas in a bid to fight climate change

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Nine Catholic organizations from around the world have announced they are divesting their savings from coal, oil and gas companies in a joint bid to fight climate change.

Religious orders and dioceses from the U.S. and Italy made the announcement Wednesday, ahead of international negotiations due this month on implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Their announcement comes amid reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed a decision to withdraw from the Paris accord until after the Group of Seven meeting in Sicily on May 26-27.

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