October 23, 2016

Pope hits out at trafficking Africa

Pope Francis warns that Africa’s environment will be destroyed by the illegal trade in ivory and diamonds fuels conflict and could .

Speaking on the second day of his visit to Kenya the Pope linked trafficking to “organised crime and terrorism”.

He also warned world leaders not to pursue their own countries’ interests in the current climate negotiations.
The Pope earlier addressed a Mass in Nairobi where he urged people to create a “just” and “inclusive” society.

He turned his attention to environmental issues when he was talking at the headquarters of the UN Environment Programme in the Kenyan capital.

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