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Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Pope Francis reacted Wednesday about the “tragic” death of George Floyd, saying “we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism” and called for a national reconciliation amid the violent protests that have roiled the US since the killing. “Dear brothers and sisters in the United States, I have witnessed with great concern the...
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‘We cannot tolerate racism,' Pope Francis says, as he calls for US national reconciliation

‘We cannot tolerate racism,' Pope Francis says, as he calls for US national reconciliation

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday. He broke his silence on the tensions in the US, which has seen eight nights of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, by dedicating the entire English-language section of his weekly audience to the turmoil there.
Francis said he was praying for all who died as a result of the “sin of racism,” including George Floyd. “My friends, we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life,” the pontiff said.
“At the...
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Pope urges U.S reconciliation, condemns racism and street violence

Pope urges U.S reconciliation, condemns racism and street violence

2 monthes ago   |   By National Post

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street violence that has broken out is "self-destructive and self-defeating."
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Pope condemns racism and violence in U.S., calls for national reconciliation

2 monthes ago   |   By National Post

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis broke his silence on the unrest in the United States on Wednesday, saying no one can "turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion" but condemning violence as "self-destructive and self-defeating."
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