Nigeria, dear native land!

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Memorable quote from Francis at his meeting with the participants of the Conference “What Science for what life?” organised by the Science and Life Association, in Rome. In his speech, Pope Francis describes true civilization as one which has a

… capacity to protect life, especially in its most fragile phases, rather than the spread of technological tools. When we speak about man, we must never forget all the assaults on the sacredness of human life. The scourge of abortion is an assault on life. Leaving our brothers to die on boats in the Sicilian straits is an assault on life. Death at work due to a failure to respect the minimum safety requirements is an assault on life. Death due to hunger is an assault on life. Terrorism, war, violence are all assaults on life, as is euthanasia

Full report by the Vatican Information Service

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