Pope Francis Condemns Poverty, Says Cry of The Poor Drowned By The Rich Few
The pope may be one of the richest few on the planet, but don’t get it twisted, the current Pope is on the side of the poor, or so he says.
On Sunday, the Catholic church dedicated the Sunday service to the World’s poor, and the Pope Francis invited needy persons and volunteers to Mass as well as to lunch at the Vatican.
In his homily, Francis called injustice the “perverse root of poverty.” He lamented that while the cry of the poor becomes stronger, it is drowned out by “the din of the rich few, who grow ever fewer and richer”.
According to AFP, the Pope said Christians cannot be indifferent, and cited the “stifled cry” of the unborn, of starving children, abandoned elderly, youths in war zones, those forced to flee homelands and “entire peoples, deprived” of immense natural resources.
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