Pope calls gangs 'moral suicide'

Presents Scholas Occurentes educational network

(Corrects spelling of Occurrentes, 2nd graf).
    (ANSA) - Vatican City, April 23 - Pope Francis called gangs a "path to moral and existential suicide", Vatican Radio reported on Thursday.
    The Pontiff was presenting Scholas Occurrentes, the first ever world-wide, inter-religious network that aims to promote education and peace outreach.
    Pope Francis called gangs a "normal" option in underprivileged society and "the path to moral and existential suicide".
    "I don't want humanity to be suicidal", Pope Francis added.
    The international initiative is a collaboration with the Vatican, United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF and South American Football Confederation, CONMEBOL.
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