Pope Francis calls for police to show drivers 'mercy'

Pope Francis calls for police to show drivers 'mercy'

Drivers who are caught speeding could now cite the Pope when asking for sympathy from the police.
At a meeting with traffic police in Italy, Pope Francis urged them to show "mercy" towards those who break the rules of the road.
"Mercy is not a sign of weakness", he said. "Nor does it require giving up the use of force."
He added that police should seek to understand the reasons why a person has committed an offence.
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21 November 2017 in World News, Views: 67
Source: BBC

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