Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI has spoken out against the use of body scanners at airports insisting that “human dignity must be preserved”.
The Pope made his comments during an audience with airport workers held at the Vatican.
Although the Pontiff did not mention the words body scanner it was clear what he meant as he told the 1,200 strong crowd: “Every action, it is above all essential to protect and value the human person in their integrity.
“Respecting these principles can seem particularly complex and difficult in the present context.
“The economic crisis has had problematic effects on the civil aviation sector, the international terrorist threat which, precisely, has in its line of fire airports and aircraft to realise its destructive schemes.
This article was posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 5:23 am