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Unfair Economic System, Not Large Families, To Blame For Poverty, Pope Clarifies After Contraception Comments

Agence France-Presse: Pope rows back from ‘rabbits’ comments, praises large families
“Pope Francis on Wednesday described large families as a ‘gift from God,’ just days after he said Catholics did not need to ‘breed like rabbits.’ In an apparent row back from comments he made on his way back from the Philippines, the Argentinian pontiff argued that an unfair economic system is the primary cause of poverty, rather than overpopulation…” (MacKinnon, 1/21).

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