“Genocide,” the Word Francis Doesn’t Want To Say Anymore
He has removed it from his vocabulary on the verge of the journey to Armenia. And yet in the past he has used it repeatedly, including for the extermination carried out by the Turks a century ago. This is why he has decided to remove it
by Sandro Magister
ROME, June 24, 2016 – In presenting to the press, three days ago, the journey to Armenia that Pope Francis began this morning, Fr. Federico Lombardi deliberately avoided using the term “genocide” in reference to the extermination suffered by that people a century ago.