'Brothers and sisters' of the Mafia, repent, pope says in Sicily
Sunday, 16 September 2018 () By Philip Pullella PALERMO (Reuters) - Pope Francis appealed to Sicily's Mafia on Saturday to abandon a life of crime and violence, saying the island needed "men and women of love, not men and women 'of honour,'" using the term mobsters apply to themselves. Francis, in the Sicilian capital, said organised crime members - many of whom go to church and worship openly - "cannot believe in God and be Mafiosi" at the same time
Pope Francis has appealed to Sicily's organized crime to abandon it. Instead, he said to be, "men and women of love, not men and women 'of honor,'" using the term mobsters apply to themselves. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
On Saturday, Pope Francis appealed to members of the mafia on the Italian island of Sicily to abandon a life of crime and violence. In the Sicilian capital, the Pope said organized crime members - many..