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Pope voices concern for Libya

March 07, 2011

At the conclusion of his midday audience on Sunday, March 6, Pope Benedict XVI said that he was "following with great concern" the violence in Libya, "where recent clashes have left many dead and created a growing humanitarian crisis." The Pontiff said that he was praying for the welfare of the people in Libya-- as well as those in Pakistan and other troubled countries-- and encouraging aid to the innocent people touched by the violence.


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