Abortion is evidence of ‘throwaway culture’: Pope

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January 14, 2014

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Monday criticized abortion as evidence of a "throwaway culture" that wastes people as well as food, saying that such a mentality is a threat to world peace.

He also urged better respect for migrants. Saying hunger is a threat to world peace, he noted that not only food but human beings themselves are often discarded as unnecessary.

January 14, 2014

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Monday criticized abortion as evidence of a "throwaway culture" that wastes people as well as food, saying that such a mentality is a threat to world peace.

He also urged better respect for migrants. Saying hunger is a threat to world peace, he noted that not only food but human beings themselves are often discarded as unnecessary.

"We cannot be indifferent to those suffering from hunger, especially children, when we think of how much food is wasted every day in the world immersed in what I have often termed 'the throwaway culture,'" Francis said. That culture, he said, also affects the unborn child.


Courtesy: AP

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