Pope Francis delivers stern warning ahead of Paris climate conference

November 26, 2015 4:47 PM

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(CNN) — Pope Francis celebrated a historic Mass in Kenya Thursday (November 26) before delivering a stern environmental warning to the world, just days ahead of a potentially pivotal climate change conference in Paris.

"It would be sad, and I dare say even catastrophic, were particular interests to prevail over the common good and lead to manipulating information in order to protect their own plans and projects," the Pope said, urging nations to reach agreement over curbing fossil fuel emissions.

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