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No more child mafia victims, demands Pope Francis

POPE Francis has launched a scathing attack on organised crime during a trip to the heartland of a feared syndicate. The pontiff declared all mafia members “excommunicated” from the Catholic Church. The mafia “is the adoration of evil and contempt for common good. This evil must be beaten, expelled,” the Pope told worshippers near the hometown of a toddler killed in a clan war earlier this year. “Those who in their lives follow this path of evil, as mafiosi do, are not in communion with God. They are excommunicated,” he told the congregation. People who are excommunicated are…

No more child mafia victims, demands Pope Francis

POPE Francis has launched a scathing attack on organised crime during a trip to the heartland of a feared syndicate. The pontiff declared all mafia members “excommunicated” from the Catholic Church. The mafia “is the adoration of evil and contempt for common good. This evil must be beaten, expelled,” the Pope told worshippers near the hometown of a toddler killed in a clan war earlier this year. “Those who in their lives follow this path of evil, as mafiosi do, are not in communion with God. They are excommunicated,” he told the congregation. People who are excommunicated are…

No more child mafia victims, demands Pope Francis

POPE Francis has launched a scathing attack on organised crime during a trip to the heartland of a feared syndicate. The pontiff declared all mafia members “excommunicated” from the Catholic Church. The mafia “is the adoration of evil and contempt for common good. This evil must be beaten, expelled,” the Pope told worshippers near the hometown of a toddler killed in a clan war earlier this year. “Those who in their lives follow this path of evil, as mafiosi do, are not in communion with God. They are excommunicated,” he told the congregation. People who are excommunicated are…