Argentine bishop: looting is a crime, not a social protest
Catholic World News - December 05, 2013
A rash of violent crime in Argentina’s Corboda region should not be attributed to poverty and political protests, but to “the presence of criminality in the province,” a local bishop has said.
Bishop Pedro Javier Torres, a newly appointed auxiliary of the Cordoba archdiocese, said that vandalism pilferage—sometimes accompanied by violence against persons—were “situations of looting and criminality rather than acts carried out by a social movement because of hunger.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($168,671 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!