CAGLIARI, Sardinia (AP) — Pope Francis has denounced the global economic system that "idolizes" money over man as he traveled to one of Italy's poorest regions to offer hope to the unemployed and business owners struggling to hang on.
Francis told thousands of people in Sardinia's capital Sunday that he grew up hearing about the suffering his family endured in Argentina during the 1930s when they "lost everything."
Sardinia, known for its pristine beaches and swank vacation homes, has been particularly hard-hit by Italy's economic crisis, with factories closing and more and more of the island's families forced to seek charity.
The island's desperation made headlines last year when a coal miner, participating in an underground sit-in to protest the planned closure of the mine, slashed his wrists on television.
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