Pope urges Geneva conference to find path to peace in Syria
January 22, 2014
At the conclusion of his regular public audience on Wednesday, January 22, Pope Francis renewed his appeal for peace in Syria, directing his message to participants in the Geneva peace talks that will begin on January 24.
The Pope voiced his hope that world leaders would “spare no efforts in urgently bringing to an end the violence in this conflict that has already caused too much suffering.” He prayed “that the dear Syrian nation may embark on a decisive path towards reconciliation, concordance and restructuring with the participation of all citizens.”
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