- Dec 7, 2019
According to Pope Francis, the world today is living in an era of changes where “the soul of our peoples is at stake.” On Tuesday, he called for the defense of social rights, saying that they’re not outdated but still contribute much to society.
Justice, along with prudence, fortitude and temperance, is a virtue that must be defended for the good of society, Pope Francis told a group of Italian judges.
A federal judge in Detroit ruled Tuesday that a law banning female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States is unconstitutional as it is currently written.
He says the Church is obliged to engage situations that touch “open wounds and dramatic human suffering, and which involve the values of ethics, social sciences and faith.”
Estimates hold there are 46 million people around the world who are being bought, sold and treated as slaves, and recent statistics show that the number is not decreasing but sky-rocketing.