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Pope Francis Thanks Jordan For Welcoming Syrian Refugees

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Pope Francis denounced arms dealers and appealed Saturday for an urgent end to the Syrian civil war as he began his three-day t...

Pope Francis Calls For Renewed Effort For Peace In Syria

Reuters | Philip Pullella | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Monday called for renewed political will to end the conflict in Syria and lamented a "general indifference" t...

@Pontifex Asks Twitter To #Prayforpeace

Posted 09.06.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis has not held back from expressing his vehement opposition to a military strike on Syria, tweeting almost exclusively about peace since Se...

Vatican Ramps Up Opposition To Syrian Strikes

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is ramping up its opposition to threatened military strikes against Syria as it draws attention to Pope Francis' plan...

'War, Never Again!' Pope Francis Demands Peace In Syria

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 09.03.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the use of chemical weapons, but he called for a negotiated settlement of the civil war in Syria, and...

Pope Francis On Syria: 'Atrocious Deeds'

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis says he has been disturbed by `'terrible images" of atrocities occurring in Syria, and he is urging the international com...

Pope Francis: Release The Hostages

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is appealing to the "humanity" of kidnappers in Syria to release hostages. Francis urged prayers for `'beloved Syria" as...