The front of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City has been turned into a light show of animals and ecology to help promote positive action against climate change.
On Tuesday evening at 7pm, "The Fiat Lux: Illuminating Our Common Home" used 50 projectors during the hour-long light spectacle. “Fiat Lux” is Latin for “let there be light” – don’t worry, it wasn’t sponsored by the automotive company.
The projections largely focused on climate change and endangered species, ranging from coral reefs to panda bears.
The light show coincided with the current COP21 Paris Climate Change summit in order to recognize the Church’s stance on climate change. Pope Francis is known to have a strong “green conscience,” often stressing the link between ecology and human values.
You can see the full show in the video below.
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