Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 | Last Update : 05:14 PM IST
Pope stressed on 'the strong link between human rights and nuclear disarmament.'
Addressing the faithful on Monday in
Francis said, “He is working to protect the dignity of the weakest and most disadvantaged which implies working with determination to build a world without nuclear arms also."
He urged people to put intelligence and technology at the "service of peace and true progress."
A strong crusader for the environment, Francis also expressed hope that people will realise the "need to adopt truly efficient decisions to fight climate change" while also combating poverty.
Francis then cited the suffering from a cyclone in