Days Before U.S. Election, Pope Francis Warns Against Politics of Fear

America’s Michael O’Loughlin reports, “In a speech delivered at the Vatican just three days before the U.S. presidential election, Pope Francis urged social justice activists from around the world not to give into the politics of fear by building walls but instead work to build bridges.” Francis condemned isolationist rhetoric, and argued that the global refugee crisis is the result of “an unjust socio-economic system and wars.”

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