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Pope urges end to violence against women
TheLocal.it ^ | 21 January 2018 05:14 CET+01:00 | AFP

Posted on 01/22/2018 7:42:42 AM PST by Olog-hai

Pope Francis on Saturday urged Latin America’s faithful to fight rampant violent crime against women including murder, while holding mass in Trujillo, Peru’s largest northern city.

“I wish to invite you to combat a plague across our Latin American region: the numerous cases of violent crimes against women, from beatings to rape to murder,” the visiting pontiff told thousands in Trujillo’s main colonial-era square.

Half of the 25 countries with the greatest number of murders of women are in Latin America, according to UN Women. In Argentina, the pope’s homeland, there were at least 254 murders of women in 2016 that authorities think were gender related, which helped spark the online campaign #NotOneMore murder.

“There are so many cases of violence that stay silenced behind so many walls,” Francis said, arousing cheers from the crowd. “I’m calling on you to fight against this source of suffering including legislation and a culture that rejects every type of violence.” …

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TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: antipope; howstylish; misogyny; peru; popefrancis; violence
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1 posted on 01/22/2018 7:42:43 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Not a bad request.

But perhaps it should follow a request by the Pope for no more gay priests that boink alter boys and anything else that gets within range.


2 posted on 01/22/2018 7:44:17 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Olog-hai

Is he sporting a “#me2” on the back of the papal garb?


3 posted on 01/22/2018 7:44:54 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: Olog-hai
That old poofter in a dress is really going out on a limb.

Next he'll be urging people to follow the Ten Commandments.
 

4 posted on 01/22/2018 7:45:19 AM PST by Governor Dinwiddie (CNN is fake news.)
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To: Olog-hai

There’s no “War on Women.” That is another Delusional Lying Leftist lie.

But there IS MOST CERTAINLY a war on men.


5 posted on 01/22/2018 7:45:28 AM PST by Jim 0216
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To: Olog-hai

I wish to invite the Catholic Church to dump the ImPopester.


6 posted on 01/22/2018 7:46:19 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Olog-hai

But yet refuses to denounce islam...


7 posted on 01/22/2018 7:46:52 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Olog-hai

Hillary for First Pope \o/


8 posted on 01/22/2018 7:49:03 AM PST by butlerweave
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To: Jim 0216

I suppose I may have missed it, but I did not see any reference to “War on Women” in the article.


9 posted on 01/22/2018 7:51:10 AM PST by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill)
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To: Da Coyote
... alter boys and anything else that gets within range.

Does that include altar boys as well?

10 posted on 01/22/2018 7:51:28 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Olog-hai
I’m calling on you to fight against this source of suffering including legislation...

Pass laws and then tell followers to ignore other laws? No walls....but the pope has a wall. Yo, pope, I'm getting mixed signals here.

11 posted on 01/22/2018 7:52:28 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Olog-hai

How about railing against murder? Why just women? Why is he a hypocrite and not condemning what muzzies do?


12 posted on 01/22/2018 7:55:16 AM PST by I want the USA back (Government is NOT here to help you.)
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To: Da Coyote

13 posted on 01/22/2018 7:55:20 AM PST by Bonemaker
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To: Olog-hai

Is he still Pope? Isn’t it time for a new one?


14 posted on 01/22/2018 7:55:32 AM PST by Don Corleone (.leave the gun, take the canolis, take it to the mattress.)
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To: Olog-hai

Well, I’m convinced. :)


15 posted on 01/22/2018 7:58:33 AM PST by robroys woman (So you're not confused, I'm male.)
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To: Olog-hai

That ought to do the trick. Just him saying this, I suppose the index of crime will drop 50%. Maybe he should have said this before. Peru puts a LOT of trust in the Pontifice.


16 posted on 01/22/2018 8:04:29 AM PST by rovenstinez
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To: WayneS

“Violence Against Women” is part of the agenda of the fake “War on Women”.


17 posted on 01/22/2018 8:06:27 AM PST by Jim 0216
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To: Jim 0216

Really? I did not know that. I thought reducing violence against women was in all of our interests.


18 posted on 01/22/2018 8:08:08 AM PST by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill)
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To: Olog-hai
Argentina....Didn't bother him when he lived there.

And he's aware that Muzzies have permisision to beat and kill their wives at will.

19 posted on 01/22/2018 8:08:24 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Governor Dinwiddie
"Next he'll be urging people to follow the Ten Commandments. "

Not this Pope. This is the yutz who wants to change the wording of the Lord's Prayer, because Jesus' words aren't quite good enough for him.
20 posted on 01/22/2018 8:08:24 AM PST by LIConFem (I will no longer accept the things I cannot change. it's time to change the things I cannot accept.)
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