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Employment is high priority, Pope tells visiting steel workers

Catholic World News - March 28, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI emphasized the dignity of human labor as he met on March 26 with a group of pilgrims from the Italian diocese of Terni-Narni-Amelia.

The diocesan pilgrimage commemorated the 30th anniversary of a visit by Pope John Paul II to the steel factories in Terni. Pope Benedict acknowledged the crisis facing the steel industry, and the problem of widespread unemployment, as he said that “work is a fundamental element for both human beings and society.” The Pope spoke in favor of stable employment with safe working conditions. He assured the workers affected by the steel industry's problems that the Church would offer them her support.

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