"For Pope Francis, a liquid economy goes hand-in-hand with a throwaway culture. This is the ultimate economy of exclusion," said Cardinal Peter Turkson at a conference Tuesday.
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"We have been implementing the [second Vatican] council only halfway," Pope Francis told Dutch bishops.