REPORT: Pope Francis evokes Hitler to compare modern political rhetoric

AUGUST 11, 2019

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Pope Francis warned against nationalism and said he was “concerned” about recent political rhetoric, comparing it to the early days of the Nazi regime.

Speaking Friday to an Italian news outlet, Pope Francis said he worried about some of the speeches he has been hearing. The comments came after right-wing Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called for snap elections and for Parliament to be dissolved.

The article goes on to state the following:

“I am concerned because we hear speeches that resemble those of Hitler in 1934,” Pope Francis said. “‘Us first. We … We … ’ These are frightening thoughts.”

Salvini is an immigration hardliner who has banned migrant rescue ships from docking in Italy.

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