sabato 21 novembre 2020

Pope Francis tells Latin American leaders to resist corruption during the pandemic

(Courtney Mares - CNA)
Pope Francis has called on leaders in Latin America to not politicize the coronavirus pandemic, urging them to seek the common good over personal interest. In a video message sent to participants in a virtual seminar Nov. 19-20 on the Catholic response to the coronavirus crisis in Latin America, the pope that it was essential that those in leadership “learn the art of encounter” and find solutions that alleviate the suffering caused by the pandemic. “The depth of the crisis demands proportionally that the ruling political class rise to the height where they can look up and lead and guide the legitimate differences in search of viable solutions for our peoples,” the pope said. (...)