Pope Francis has criticised the naming of the US military’s largest non-nuclear explosive ever used in combat as “the mother of all bombs”.
“I was ashamed when I heard the name,” the pontiff told an audience of students at the Vatican.
“A mother gives life and this one gives death, and we call this device a mother. What is going on?” he asked.
In the Muslim hellhole of Afghanistan where the MOAB was used the last Christian church was razed in March 2010.