Pope Francis backs
November 16, 2013 - During a meeting with Argentineans
to discuss fracking and water contamination, Pope Francis
was photographed holding two T shirts today - translating
from Spanish" "NO FRACKING" and "WATER IS
WORTH MORE THAN
One of the men with Pope Francis is "Dirty Gold" movie director and
Argentine politician Fernando ''Pino'' Solanas, known for his
activism against ''environmental crimes''. Solanas is a critic of a
recent agreement between the Argentine government and Chevron to
develop shale oil and gas, which he calls ''the largest
environmental disaster in the Amazon''.
"Water is worth more than gold"
Pope Francis told the
men he was preparing an encyclical - a letter addressing a
part of Catholic doctrine - about nature, humans and