Those who make weapons can't call themselves Christian: Pope Francis

  • Making an unusually strong statement against the weapons industry, Pope Francis labelled those who manufacture arms or make investments in the weapons industry as hypocrites — if they call themselves Christians.

    The Pope, who was addressing a rally of youngsters in the Italian city of Turin, also asked why the “great powers” did not bomb the railway lines which “brought the trains to the concentration camps like Auschwitz” during World War 2.

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