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Having pets over children is selfish according to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has suggested people who choose to have pets over children are acting selfishly.

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14.58 6 Jan 2022


Having pets over children is selfish according to Pope Francis


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14.58 6 Jan 2022


Pope Francis has suggested people who choose to have pets over children are acting selfishly. "We see that some people do not want to have a child.  Sometimes they have one, and that's it, but they have dogs and cats that take the place of children" adding the practice "is a denial of fatherhood and motherhood and diminishes us, takes away our humanity". What do you think? 

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