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The Pope Rails Against War On Twitter

Pope Francis, in the midst of the ongoing debate over an intervention in Syria, spent the last two days on Twitter decrying war and hoping for peace.


Pope Francis

@Pontifex

Let us pray for peace: peace in the world and in each of our hearts.

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Pope Francis

@Pontifex

War never again! Never again war!

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Pope Francis

@Pontifex

We want a peaceful world, we want to be men and women of peace.

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Pope Francis

@Pontifex

How much suffering, how much devastation, how much pain has the use of arms carried in its wake.

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5. UPDATE, Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, 12:24pm: The Pope clarifies that he opposes violence in any instance, condemning the use of chemical weapons.


Pope Francis

@Pontifex

With utmost firmness I condemn the use of chemical weapons.

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