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Saturday, December 10, 2016
Bali: Holy See delegation at climate change conference
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 Representatives from the Holy See are attending the UN Climate Change conference which opened on Monday on the Indonesian island of Bali, the Vatican has announced. The delegation at the December 3-14 conference, is being led by Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, apostolic nuncio to Indonesia, and composed of Mgr. Andrew Thanya-anan Vissanu, nunciature counsellor in Jakarta, and of three local experts from the Philippines and Indonesia: Fr Benito B Tuazon, Fr Alexius Andang Listya Binawan SJ, and Vera Wenny Setijawati. In a statement, the Vatican said: "Given that the sessions of the Convention on Climate Change are held once a year in various countries, the Holy See is usually represented at such meetings with a delegation led by the apostolic nuncio and made up of experts from the area, so as to take advantage of local resources and to achieve a broader and more differentiated vision of the questions being examined." Source: VIS
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