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Pope Francis warns against 'cancel culture' taking root in society

Telegraph, 11 Jan 2022
Pope Francis has decried the rise of cancel culture, describing it as a form of “ideological colonisation.”

In an address to diplomats at the Vatican, he said “the cultural roots that constitute the identity of many peoples” were being undermined by historical revisionism.

Cancel culture “leaves no space for freedom of expression,” the Pope told the gathering of ambassadors.

The recent phenomenon of denying or trying to rewrite history “is invading many circles and public institutions.”

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