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June 6th, 2013
08:49 PM ET

Pope Francis: Wasting food 'Like Stealing' from the poor

Is it sinful to waste food?

Today, Pope Francis addressed what he called a "culture of waste" during an address in St. Peter's Square.

"Throwing away food is like stealing from the table of the poor and the hungry," Pope Frances said.

Pope Francis says wasting food is like stealing from the poor

He went on to say our grandparents used to make a point of not throwing away leftover food

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor Father Beck.


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