Pope Francis: Usury Humiliates and Kills
“Usury humiliates and kills,” Pope Francis said February 3, 2018. “Usury is an ancient and unfortunately still concealed evil that, like a snake, strangles its victims.”
His remarks came during an address to Members of the National Anti-Usury Council, in audience in the Clementine Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace.
The Holy Father thanked the group for its 26 years of service, noting that “you have saved over 25 thousand families from the grip of usurious debt and from the risk of usury; by saving their home, and sometimes their small businesses, you have helped them recover the dignity that had been