‘America has a distorted vision of the world’: Pope


 

Vatican, (Daily Mail), 8 July 2017 -  Pope Francis warned world leaders at the G20 summit against forming ‘dangerous alliances’ that could harm migrants and the poor.  


Francis said, ‘I worry about very dangerous alliances among powers that have a distorted vision of the world: America and Russia, China and North Korea, Putin and Assad in the war in Syria’ in an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica.On Friday, Francis reminded world leaders of the 30 million people trapped in conflict and famine, especially in Africa and Yemen.   


He also called Europe the ‘richest continent in the whole world’ and urged it not to close off its borders.In May, in the presence of top EU leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Francis asked: ‘What has happened to you, the Europe of humanism, the champion of human rights, democracy and freedom?’  

 



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