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Nuncio in Syria calls for interreligious appeal for peace

Catholic World News - April 19, 2012

As the ceasefire between the Syrian government and opposition forces breaks down, the apostolic nuncio in Syria has called upon the nation’s religious leaders to issue a joint appeal for peace.

Archbishop Mario Zenari called for a “courageous, unanimous and super partes [impartial] declaration from all the different religious communities’ representatives present in Syria … a moral authority, able to speak courageously and openly to the consciences about the tragic and painful consequences of certain wrong decisions taken by the parties to the conflict.”

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