Italy and other countries are currently experiencing a “demographic winter,” according to Pope Francis, warning of the poverty of births and the aging of society.
According to the Pope, having children Francis Patriotic duty. Italy and other countries are currently experiencing a “demographic winter,” he told members of Confindustria, Italy’s largest employers’ federation, at the Vatican on Monday. The 85-year-old said, according to Cuthpress, that the economy and public finances are threatened by birth poverty and aging society due to lack of workers and at the same time high pension costs must be borne.
“Today, I would like to say that having children is a national issue, as well as to move the country forward,” said the Argentine. Francis appealed to entrepreneurs to support women in reconciling children and work life. In addition, they should see their mission in creating jobs, especially for young people. “Young people need your trust, and you need youth because without youth companies lose innovation, energy and enthusiasm,” Francis stressed.
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