"I continue to follow with great apprehension the tragic armed conflict that has caused a large number of victims and a lot of suffering in Libya, especially among the civilian population," said the Pontiff — Pope calls for dialogue and an end to bloodshed in Libya and Syria. " renew a pressing appeal so that the path of negotiations and dialogue may prevail over that of violence, with the help of international organisations that are looking for a solution to the crisis. I also offer my prayers and moved participation to the work the local Church is carrying out on behalf of the population, in particular the consecrated people present in hospitals."
LewRockwell.com reminds us, not that readers of this blog need to be reminded, that "Pope Benedict and Pope John Paul II opposed the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq" — The Popes Opposed the War — Period.
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