Pope Francis: Populism is fertile ground to foment anti-Semitism

World / Social Issues Jan 21, 2020

Pope Francis: Populism is fertile ground to foment anti-Semitism

Pope Francis on Monday denounced populism, saying it is born of "selfish indifference" and provides fertile terrain for hatred, including anti-Semitism. Francis spoke while meeting with a delegation from the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a human rights organization that fights anti-Semitism. The pontiff noted that in 2016, ...