Monsignor Kevin Irwin , Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was interviewed by NY1 on the Pope on climate change. See below.
From: NY1 Date: June 18, 2015 Author: Geoff Bennett
"As far as an authoritative papal teaching, this is as high as it gets," said the Reverend Monsignor Kevin Irwin, a priest at The Catholic University of America.
Pope Francis and his advisers have been working on the document for more than a year. It calls on everyone, not just Catholics, to show respect for their creator by caring for creation.
"Our theology of creation is not separate from saving our soul; it's part of the same thing," Irwin noted.
Read more about Monsignor Irwin's expertise .