RT: Leaving migrants to die at sea is comparable to abortion – Pope Francis

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LET THEM OPEN THEIR COFFERS TO THE SUFFERING! LET THEM CALL FOR AN END TO THIS ENDLESS WAR. THEN I MAY BELIEVE THEM. HOW TWISTED THIS IS~J

Published time: June 02, 2015 14:30

Pope Francis. (Reuters/Tony Gentile)

Pope Francis. (Reuters/Tony Gentile)

Pope Francis has described leaving migrants to die in the Mediterranean as an “attack against life” similar to abortion or euthanasia, and the resulting crisis is on a par with malnutrition or war.

“The scourge of abortion is an attack against life,” Pope Francis told members of Italy’s Science and Life Association, the Catholic News Agency reported.

“Leaving our brothers on boats to die in the Sicilian channel is an attack against life. Death from malnutrition is an attack against life. Terrorism, war, violence, but also euthanasia are attacks against life.”

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