“It makes me think of … people, managers, businessmen who call themselves Christian and they manufactureweapons. That leads to a bit of distrust, doesn’t it?” he said. The comment was met by a round of applause. He continued by slamming investors in the global arms industry, stating, “duplicity is the currency of today … they say one thing and do another.”
…Some are calling the Pope’s comments hypocritical as both he and Vatican city are protected around the clock by an armed security force that carries semi-automatic and automatic weapons.