Pope asks prayers for peace in Iraq
Catholic World News - October 30, 2013
Pope Francis issued an appeal for prayers for peace in Iraq at the close of his regular weekly audience on Wednesday, October 30.
The Pope disclosed that he was greeting a delegation of religious leaders from Iraq, representing different faiths, who had been brought to the audience by Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue. These religious leaders, the Pope said, are “the wealth of the country.”
The Pope sought prayers “for the dear nation of Iraq, unfortunately stricken daily by tragic episodes of violence, so that she may find the way of reconciliation, peace, unity and stability.”
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