Day: May 9, 2017

Pope Francis criticises use of ‘Mother’ to name a bomb

The nickname was widely used in briefings and reporting on the attack. “I was ashamed when I heard the name,” Pope Francis told an audience of students. “A mother gives life and this one gives death, and we call this device a mother. What is happening?” The MOAB, a non-nuclear GPS-guided bomb, was first designed […]

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