Canada tour: Pope criticizes unequal distribution of wealth

Canada tour: Pope criticizes unequal distribution of wealth


Meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau: Head of the Catholic Church talks of a scandal that prosperity does not benefit all sections of society.

on your trip to canada Pope Francis In a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticized the unequal distribution of wealth.

“It is a scam that the wealth created by economic development does not benefit all sections of the society,” the 85-year-old leader said. catholic cathedral in Quebec. Many people turned to the church for help. “Even in a developed and advanced country like Canada, which pays great attention to social welfare, there are few homeless people.”

In his own words, Francis found it “tragic” that Indigenous peoples often have high levels of poverty, associated with low schooling and difficult access to housing and health care.

The Pope went to Canada to fulfill the request of the natives there and to ask for their pardon. They wanted the Pope to apologize for decades of abuse at church-run boarding schools. For the evils committed by Christians against indigenous peoples, “I express my shame and pain and, along with the bishops of this country, I repeat my petition for pardon,” Francis said.

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