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Origin of slavery and dictatorship is fear pope says

VATICAN (CNS): “Fear is the origin of slavery,” just as it was for the ancient Israelites, Pope Francis said during a Mass celebrated at the conference, Welcoming Communities: Free of Fear, on February 15. 
 
“It is also the origin of every dictatorship because, on the fear of the people, the violence of the dictator grows,” he said.
 

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