Pope 'isn't afraid of ISIS' says Gaenswein

But does fear for what they are doing to Christians

(ANSA) - Rome, April 14 - Pope Francis has no personal fear of Islamic State (ISIS) militants but is fearful for the brutal mass murder they are inflicting on Christians, the Prefect of the Pontifical Household, Georg Gaenswein, said in a TV interview to be aired Tuesday night.
    "The pope has no fear for himself (but) he does for the faithful and these threats must certainly be taken seriously," Gaenswein told the Retequattro programme La Strada dei Miracoli (The Road of Miracles).
    "The pope has spoken of this problem of people being persecuted only because they are Christians; they are killed, burned alive and decapitated...
    "That regards the faithful. For himself, I don't think he has any fear of the fundamentalists".


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