Pope Francis Tells Judges to Follow Example of Jesus, Who Never Negotiates Truth

Some have interpreted the message in the Pope's video as a reference to former judge and current Justice Minister Sérgio Moro, who stands accused by Brazilian media of having tried ex-President Lula in an unfair and biased manner.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, posted a message on his Twitter asking everyone who is part of the justice system to behave with integrity to fight injustice.

"Their (the judges') independence should help them to be exempt from favoritism and pressure that could contaminate their decisions," said the pontiff.

The video was posted on Thursday, July 4th and showed images of trials while Francis counsels court members: "Judges must follow the example of Jesus, who never negotiates the truth."

https://twitter.com/Pontifex_pt/status/1146776928197795841

The Pope's message was immediately linked . . .

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