Division, segregation threaten humanity, pope tells indigenous people

Posted January 17, 2018 9:47 pm by Andrew

Division, segregation threaten humanity, pope tells indigenous people

Celebrating Mass in a land steeped in indigenous history and culture, Pope Francis said the greatest threat facing humanity is the stifling of differences driven by the idea that some cultures are better than others.
Greeting members of the Mapuche people and other indigenous peoples living in southern Chile Jan. 17, Pope Francis recognized the suffering and injustice endured by the indigenous population.
“Seen through the eyes of tourists, this land will thrill us as we pass through it, but if we put our ear to the ground, we will hear it sing: ‘Arauco has a sorrow that cannot be silenced, the

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