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Imprisonment without hope for the future is torture, pope says

Imprisonment without hope for the future is torture, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Although prisoners must pay a price for their crimes, incarceration must not be used as a method of torture but rather an opportunity to become contributing members of society, Pope Francis said.

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There but for the grace of God: Pope Francis on prisoners

There but for the grace of God: Pope Francis on prisoners

| Cindy Wooden | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis seems to describe his life in the Vatican almost as if he were in prison — at least as far as his freedom of movement goes. But that is not the first thing he cites when he talks about what he and prisoners have in common.

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