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Vatican Invites Big Oil Back for Climate Change Talks

  • BP, Eni called for second meeting in a year, sources said
  • Pope Francis has made climate change key part of leadership
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The Vatican has invited Big Oil bosses for the second time in a year as part of Pope Francis’s campaign to counter climate change, according to people familiar with the plan.

Top executives from BP Plc and Eni SpA are among those invited to attend a two-day meeting from June 13, the people said, asking not to be identified before a formal announcement. The officials could meet the Pope on the second day, they said.