Pope Francis blasts arms dealers, decries indifference to war

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Pope Francis passes a crucifix as he walks down steps during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Dec. 4. Photo by Paul Haring, courtesy of Catholic New Service

Pope Francis passes a crucifix as he walks down steps during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Dec. 4. Photo by Paul Haring, courtesy of Catholic New Service

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) "Think of the great dining halls," Pope Francis said, "of the parties thrown by the bosses of the weapons industry who makes the arms. ... A sick child, starving, in a refugee camp -- and the great parties, the fine life for those who manufacture weapons.”