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Pope Compares Anti-LGBT Politicians to Hitler

He said Friday that politicians who are enraged against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind Hitler.

It is no accident that sometimes there is a resurgence of typical Nazi symbols, Francis said in a speech to the participants of an international conference on criminal law.

And I must confess that when I hear a speech (from) someone responsible for order or a government, I think of Hitler’s speeches in 1934, 1936, he said, leaving his prepared address.

With the persecution of Jews, gypsies and people with homosexual tendencies, today these actions are typical (and) represent ‘par excellence’ a culture of waste and hate. That is what was done in those days and today is happening again.

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