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Pope Francis finally reacts to the death of George Floyd

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Pope reacts to Floyd's death

Leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has finally reacted to the death of Black American, George Floyd who was allegedly murdered by a white cop.

The pontiff, in his address at the Vatican City, said that racism is a societal ill that should never be tolerated or ignored.

Pope Francis made this known on Wednesday, June 3, in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by a white Cop in the U.S.

The Pontiff who condemned the violence that followed George Floyd‘s death also termed it “self-destructive and self-defeating.”

Pope reacts to Floyd's death
In his words; “Nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost.”

Pope Francis also said he was praying for Floyd and “all those others who have lost their lives as a result of the sin of racism.”

Meanwhile, Floyd‘s death has sparked protests in several cities across United States and beyond.

Source: CNN

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