Sept. 24: Nebraska Lights the Way: Watch the Pope Address Congress on Climate Change

Jane Kleeb

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On Thursday, Sept. 24, Pope Francis will be in Washington to speak to the full U.S. Congress about climate change and poverty in our world — also the themes of his new papal encyclical “Laudato si” that calls for our collective bold action to transition from dirty fossil fuels to clean energy.

Join us on Sept. 24 at Aksarben Cinema in Omaha — or Westminster Presbyterian Church in Lincoln — for a group viewing of Pope Francis’s address to Congress, and a discussion on climate change and poverty.

Click here to RSVP for your *free* ticket to the Omaha event.

Click here to RSVP for your *free* ticket to the Lincoln event.

The Pope is scheduled to address Congress in the morning; we’ll gather in the evening to watch a recording of the Pope’s full remarks, followed by a discussion on the Pope’s message led by local leaders of the faith, science and environmental communities that will include ways that Nebraskans can #ActOnClimate.

The event is sponsored by Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light, Bold Nebraska, Green Omaha Coalition, Citizens Climate Lobby, Nebraska Sierra Club, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Protectors of the Ogallala, Nebraskans for Solar, and Nebraska 350.


  • WHAT: Nebraskans Light the Way: Pope Francis Speaks to Congress + Discussion
  • WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 24, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: Aksarben Cinema, 2110 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68106 (map)
  • RSVP: Click here to RSVP for your *free* ticket.



  • WHAT: Nebraskans Light the Way: Pope Francis Speaks to Congress + Discussion
  • WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 24, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68502
  • RSVP: Click here to RSVP for your *free* ticket.


  • Rev. Dr. Ken Moore, chairman, Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light
  • Martha Shulski, Director of the High Plains Regional Climate Center at UNL

On behalf of all of our sponsors, we look forward to your joining us in Omaha to watch the Pope “Light the Way” forward, and learn how Nebraskans can #LightTheWay locally to #ActOnClimate.

Thanks for standing with us.

Jane Kleeb and the Bold Nebraska team

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