Pope warns overeating is ‘avenue of personal destruction’

The pope on Wednesday contrasted the world's 820 million hungry people with those who turn food into "an avenue of…

The pope on Wednesday contrasted the world’s 820 million hungry people with those who turn food into “an avenue of personal destruction” through overeating, in comments to mark World Food Day. Pope Francis noted that the “distorted relationship between food and nutrition” has left almost 700 million people overweight, “victims of improper dietary habits”.

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