Bergoglio: You cannot make donations to the Church on the back of the injustice that you commit with your employees!

Employers cannot donate to Church using 'injustice'

Employers cannot donate to Church using ‘injustice’

(ANSA) – Vatican City, February 20 – Pope Francis said Friday that employers who hire workers off the books to avoid paying taxes and social security contributions were committing a “very grave sin”. “You cannot make donations to the Church on the back of the injustice that you commit with your employees,” the Argentine pontiff said during a homily at the Saint Martha residence in the Vatican where he lives.

“Using God to cover injustice is a very grave sin. “If you go to Mass on Sunday and take communion, you should ask: what is the relationship with your employees? Do you pay them off the books? Do you pay them a fair salary? Do you pay the pension contributions.”

Source: ANSA

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