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Papal Encyclical Heartens Proponents of Fossil-Fuel Divestment

19DIVEST-articleLargeThe word “divestment” is nowhere to be found in the nearly 200 pages of the papal encyclical released Thursday, but by addressing the threat of climate change in such a forceful way, Pope Francis is likely to add momentum to the movement by big institutions to sell holdings tied to fossil-fuel stocks.