A recently published article asked European demographers about their attitudes towards climate change and population growth.
That the Vatican views the solutions to the population problem as threats to its authority, and thus its political power, is well supported.
The next few years will be crucial in the work to limit global climate disruption and stop the depletion of vital ecosystems.
A survey from the Global Challenges Foundation shows wide concern about population growth and overpopulation in many parts of the world.
Humankind faces what scientists have called a threat to the Earth's living things "so great that it is difficult to grasp for even well-informed experts".
As Global Population Grows, Ecological Threats and Armed Conflict Could Displace Over 1 Billion People by 2050
As the world's population continues to climb, ecological disasters and armed conflict could forcibly displace roughly 10% of humanity.
If the Catholic Church is not the only important opposition to population growth control, it is, at least, the most significant opposition.
What once appeared as an immense, unmeasurable expanse of land is now more clearly perceived as finite and increasingly limited.
The Vatican is successfully blocking consideration of the reality that population growth is the most serious threat to the security of all nations.
The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.