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“I sometimes have to smack my children a bit – How beautiful”

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: International

Among the depressing stories of the week comes a report on the BBC that the Pope says it is reasonable to use violence against children. The BBC report him as saying,

“One time, I heard a father in a meeting with married couples say ‘I sometimes have to smack my children a bit, but never in the face so as to not humiliate them.’

“How beautiful,” he added. “He knows the sense of dignity. He has to punish them but does it justly and moves on.”

He has to punish …