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Pope calls for ‘good politics,’ warns against enemies of democracy

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During his visit to Greece, Pope Francis praised the achievements of politics while warning against the enemies of democracy. “Democracy was born here,” the pontiff recalled in Athens on Saturday after being received by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou. “From the cradle, millennia later, became a house, a great house of democratic peoples: I refer to the European Union and to the dream of peace and fraternity that it represents for many peoples.” Francis had flown from Cyprus to Athens in the morning for the second leg of a trip to the eastern Mediterranean. The head of the Catholic Church u…

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