This Oct. 19, 2014 file photo shows Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as he arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Credit: Andrew Medichini / AP

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I understand that Pope Benedict XVI spoke out against factory farming, saying in a 2002 interview that it seems to “contradict the mutuality that comes across in the Bible.”  

We should write to President Joe Biden and to Roman Catholics in Congress, e.g. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, that since they are good Roman Catholics, they should sponsor legislation against the overcrowding/confinement and over-growth of factory farming.

Alvin Blake

Bangor