Pope Francis Says Smacking Kids Is Ok If 'Dignity Is Maintained'

February 6, 2015 1:44 PM

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Pope Francis Says Smacking Kids Is Ok If 'Dignity Is Maintained'

Pope Francis faced criticism from child protection groups this week when he told parents that it is fine to spank their children as punishment for bad behavior.

Speaking in front of thousands of people on Wednesday at his weekly general audience, Francis described the responsibilities of fatherhood and the qualities of a good father. According to The Associated Press, he recalled a conversation he had with a father who had told him: “At times I have to smac...

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