Pope Francis Critiques Sale of Weapons

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Pope Francis said the sale of weapons is the “biggest plague” of society.  “The sale of arms: I think this is the biggest plague in the world” the Pope said. “The business… the sale of arms. Someone who understands these matters told me that without selling arms for a year there would be an end to world hunger.”  The Pope gave these remarks after a visit to South Sudan.