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Pope Francis says politicians who attack Jews, gypsies & gays remind him of Hitler


Added 11-15-19 11:37:01am EST - “Pope Francis has condemned an apparent resurgence of Nazism by slamming politicians who rage against "Jews, gypsies and people of homosexual orientation."” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “Pope Francis says politicians who attack Jews, gypsies & gays remind him of Hitler”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

During a wide-ranging discussion at the World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law, Pope Francis decried what he saw as a resurgence of Nazism in the modern era.

“It is no coincidence that in these times, emblems and actions typical of Nazism reappear, which, with its persecutions against Jews, gypsies and people of homosexual orientation, represents the negative model par excellence of a culture of waste and hatred,” he said at the internationl conference on criminal law.

“And I must confess to you that when I hear a speech [by] someone responsible for order or for a government, I think of speeches by Hitler in 1934, 1936,” he added, in comments that departed from his prepared address. 

Speaking with participants at the World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law, Pope Francis delivers a lengthy and wide-ranging speech. [Thread] pic.twitter.com/RbReUGAMXl

Francis did not name any particular politicians, movements or countries as the targets of his remarks.

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