Posts Tagged ‘Pope Francis and poor’

Pope: Don’t judge the poor, often victims of injustice

Monday, November 15th, 2021

Pope Francis decried societies which rush indifferently past the poor, often judging them instead of helping them, as he celebrated Sunday Mass in St Peter’s Basilica attended by 2,000 indigent people. During his homily, Francis also made an appeal against what he called “growing indifference” to the poor, who, he said, are often forced into Read more

Pope pledges to continue being a ‘pest’ in defence of the poor

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Pope Francis said on Saturday he realises some people, including within the Church, consider him to be “a pest” for defending the poor and most vulnerable, but that it won’t stop him as it is part of Christianity. “Thinking about these situations (of exclusion and inequality), I make a pest of myself with my questions. Read more