Japanese Bishop Calls for Renewable Energy

"In order to really choose an alternative route to renewable energy our people must be ready to change their lifestyle." Bishop Isao Kikiuchi, Bishop of Niigata, interview, 5 June 2014.“We are asking prime minister Shinzo Abe to abandon the way of nuclear energy. But in order to really choose an alternative route to renewable energy our people must be ready to change their lifestyle. Otherwise it is just hypocrisy” said Bishop Isao Kikuchi of Niigata.

In an interview with Vatican Insider, Bishop Kikuchi, who is also President of Caritas Japan, explains the Catholic Church’s ongoing response to the earthquake, tsunami and disaster at the Fukushima power plant three years ago. Read more here.

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