John Kasich: We Shouldn't Worship the Environment, That's Pantheism
I asked Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) if he agreed with Pope Francis that climate change is a moral issue requiring action. Kasich agreed that taking care of the planet is good. He disagreed with the Pope's conclusions, and made a strange implication: "The environment was given to us by the Lord, and it needs to be taken care of. And it shouldn’t be worshipped — that’s called ‘pantheism’…" Road to Majority Conference / Faith and Freedom Coalition Washington, DC: June 19, 2015.