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Pope Francis on Saturday warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of "saviours" like Hitler.
In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as Donald Trump was being sworn in as US president, the pontiff also condemned the idea of using walls and barbed wire to keep out foreigners.
"Of course crises provoke fears and worries," he said but added that for him "the example of populism in the European sense of the word is Germany in 1933.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/pope-warns-against-populism-saviours-hitler-001439301.html