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Pope appears to back anti-Trump protests in letter condemning populism17 Feb 7:01am

Pope appears to back anti-Trump protests in letter condemning populism

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Pontiff tells activists he supports their fight against ‘gutting of democracies’ in letter that appears to take aim at US president Pope Francis has offered his unequivocal support to grassroots organisers and activists who are fighting for social justice, migrants, and environmentalism, saying he “reaffirms” their choice to fight against tyranny amid a “gutting of democracies”. “As Christians and all people of good will, it is for us to live and act at this moment. It is a grave responsibility, since certain present realities, unless effectively dealt with, are capable of setting off processes of dehumanisation which would then be hard to reverse,” the pontiff wrote in a letter that was read to organisers this week.
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