People need work for bread and dignity, says Pope Francis

(AGI) Campobasso, July 5 - People need work to have an income,but also for their dignity, Pope Francis said during Saturday'svisit to the Molise region. "Work is not just for our dailybread, we can go to charities or other associations forsomething to eat. The problem when we cannot bring home thebread is that it takes away our dignity. The most seriousproblem is not hunger, it is protecting our dignity," thePontiff said in a meeting with several workers of companiesthat are struggling in the ongoing crisis. He also joined theworkers' calls for

(AGI) Campobasso, July 5 - People need work to have an income,but also for their dignity, Pope Francis said during Saturday'svisit to the Molise region. "Work is not just for our dailybread, we can go to charities or other associations forsomething to eat. The problem when we cannot bring home thebread is that it takes away our dignity. The most seriousproblem is not hunger, it is protecting our dignity," thePontiff said in a meeting with several workers of companiesthat are struggling in the ongoing crisis. He also joined theworkers' calls for a 'job pact'. . .