A semi-diabolical act The Pope of the Vatican condemns the increasing domestic violence during the pandemic period

A semi-diabolical act The Pope of the Vatican condemns the increasing domestic violence during the pandemic period  Pope Francis, in an interview with an Italian television program that talks about domestic violence against women, describes it as a "semi-diabolical" act. He stressed the need to preserve the dignity of the victims, whose number has increased since the beginning of the pandemic, reaching 112 Italian women.  In an interview with an Italian television program, Pope Francis considered domestic violence against women a "semi-diabolical" act, stressing the need to preserve the "dignity" of the victims, whose number has increased since the start of the pandemic.  "Many women were subjected to violations and beatings inside the house, even at the hands of the husband," the pontiff said during an interview presented by the Italian news bulletin TG5, in which he interviewed four people who suffer problems in their lives.  In the special episode titled "Francis and the Invisible", the Argentine Pope pointed out that "in my opinion, this problem is almost satanic, because it is based on exploiting the weakness of a person who is unable to defend himself."  "We can only stand up to the beating," the pope added during a conversation with a woman who had to flee with her children because of domestic violence.  This is very humiliating.” “I see a lot of vigor in you, because if you had lost your temper, you would not have been among us today.”  According to statistics, cases of domestic violence increased during the epidemic and successive periods of home quarantine.  Since January, 112 women have been murdered in Italy, the majority at the hands of their current or former husbands, according to the Ministry of the Interior.  Pope Francis, who celebrated his 85th birthday on Friday, has repeatedly taken positions condemning violence against women, a social problem he described in 2020 as "sacrificing".

A semi-diabolical act The Pope of the Vatican condemns the increasing domestic violence during the pandemic period


Pope Francis, in an interview with an Italian television program that talks about domestic violence against women, describes it as a "semi-diabolical" act. He stressed the need to preserve the dignity of the victims, whose number has increased since the beginning of the pandemic, reaching 112 Italian women.

In an interview with an Italian television program, Pope Francis considered domestic violence against women a "semi-diabolical" act, stressing the need to preserve the "dignity" of the victims, whose number has increased since the start of the pandemic.

"Many women were subjected to violations and beatings inside the house, even at the hands of the husband," the pontiff said during an interview presented by the Italian news bulletin TG5, in which he interviewed four people who suffer problems in their lives.

In the special episode titled "Francis and the Invisible", the Argentine Pope pointed out that "in my opinion, this problem is almost satanic, because it is based on exploiting the weakness of a person who is unable to defend himself."

"We can only stand up to the beating," the pope added during a conversation with a woman who had to flee with her children because of domestic violence.

This is very humiliating.” “I see a lot of vigor in you, because if you had lost your temper, you would not have been among us today.”

According to statistics, cases of domestic violence increased during the epidemic and successive periods of home quarantine.

Since January, 112 women have been murdered in Italy, the majority at the hands of their current or former husbands, according to the Ministry of the Interior.

Pope Francis, who celebrated his 85th birthday on Friday, has repeatedly taken positions condemning violence against women, a social problem he described in 2020 as "sacrificing".
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