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Pope Francis warns of World War III

Pope Francis honored the fallen of World War I, in a cemetery where the tragedy of war, speaks volumes through silence. It’s the “Sacrario di Redipuglia.” A military cemetery, where more than 100,000 Italian soldiers are laid to rest. They … Continue reading

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I would like to invite everyone to pray for the religious sisters of the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Tecla in Ma’lula, in Syria, who, two days ago, were taken away by force by armed men

At the end of his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis called on everyone to pray for a group of nuns taken by force from the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Tecla in the ancient Christian town of Ma’lula in … Continue reading

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Church is Close to Those Who Suffer in Syria, Says Pope

Pope Francis has implored the Lord to assure suffering Syrians of the nearness of the Church so they might be comforted in their trials. Addressing an audience of pilgrims from the Greek-Melkite Church Nov. 30th, accompanied by the Patriarch of Antioch, the … Continue reading

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“I will not resign myself to a Middle East without Christians,” says Pope Francis

Today the Pope met with representatives of the various Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rite and spoke about the need for transparency in the management of assets. “Our priests are entitled to our good example,” he added ANDREA TORNIELLI VATICAN … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: War is Always a Defeat for Humanity

Vatican City, 7 September 2013 (VIS) – More than a hundred thousand people gathered in St- Peter’s Square this evening in response to Pope Francis’ appeal during last Sunday’s Angelus in which he convoked for today, 7 September, a day … Continue reading

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Pope Francis renews appeal for peace in Syria

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with humanitarian groups dealing with the Syrian crisis on Wednesday before his general audience. The event was organized by the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”. “In the face of ongoing and overwhelming violence, I strongly renew … Continue reading

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