Vatican kicks off environmental push with climate change summit

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attends a meeting about climate change and sustainable development at the Vatican on April 28, 2015. Photo courtey of REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attends a meeting about climate change and sustainable development at the Vatican on April 28, 2015. Photo courtey of REUTERS/Tony Gentile *Editors: This photo may only be used with RNS-VATICAN-CLIMATE, originally transmitted on April 29, 2015.

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"The wealthiest countries, the ones who have benefited most from fossil fuels, are morally obligated to push forward and find solutions to climate-related change and so protect the environment and human life," Cardinal Peter Turkson said.