Pope Francis on Families & Children
That's a highly sensitive issue in Peru, since former President Alberto Fujimori launched a family planning program in 1996 that involved the sterilization of thousands of women. Justified at the time by a desire to reduce poverty, the program stirred controversy when many women, mostly members of the country's Amazonian indigenous groups, reported that they had been sterilized without their consent.
"Please, allow me to say it loud and clear: the more powerful you are, the more your actions will have an impact on people, the more responsible you are to act humbly," he said.
"I very much like its title --'The Future You'--because, while looking at tomorrow, it invites us to open a dialogue today: the future is made of encounters, because life flows through our relations with others. Everyone's existence is deeply tied to that of others: life is not time merely passing by, life is about interactions." Pope Francis ended his talk saying, "The future of humankind isn't exclusively in the hands of politicians, of great leaders, of big companies."
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