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How Green Was Pope Benedict?


Pope Benedict XVI (Photo: Sergey Kozhukhov/Wiki Common)

Before retiring, Pope Benedict XVI was praised by some as "the first Green Pope," for calling attention to climate change and environmental degradation.

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But just how 'green' was the retiring Pontiff? And how will his ideas influence his successor and the behavior of Catholics around the world?

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Martin Palmer, head of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, about the environmental legacy of Benedict XVI.