Pope Francis to EU leaders: Populism arises from selfishness and suffocates usPublished on Mar 24, 2017
March 24, 2017. He gave his support for the European project, and recalled that Christianity is at its origin.
Pope’s Address to European Heads of State in Vatican
‘The European Union, too, is called today to examine itself, to care for the ailments that inevitably come with age, and to find new ways to steer its course.’
Below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis’ address this evening, March 24, 2017, to European Heads of States and Governments in the Sala Regia of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace: