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British prelates, lay leaders deplore arms trade

September 08, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Referring to an upcoming weapons trade fair, the signatories said, “As the UK again prepares to host one of the world’s largest arms fairs, we recall the message of Pope Francis: ‘Why are deadly weapons being sold to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society? Sadly, the answer, as we all know, is simply for money: money that is drenched in blood, often innocent blood. In the face of this shameful and culpable silence, it is our duty to confront the problem and to stop the arms trade.’”

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