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Pope Francis Slams Arms Dealers In Middle East: 'Who Sells Weapons To These People To Make War?'

Posted 05.24.2014 | 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 tri...

Where Religious Leaders Stand On Military Strikes

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

The debate on a possible U.S.-led military strike on Syria comes to a boil this week with President Barack Obama addressing the nation and a possible ...

PHOTOS: Pope Prays For Peace With 100,000 In St. Peter's Square

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.11.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Tens of thousands of people filled St. Peter's Square for a four-hour Syria peace vigil late Saturday, answering Pope Francis' call fo...

Pope Urges Peace In Christmas Message

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 02.24.2013 | World

VATICAN CITY — In his Christmas message to the world Tuesday, Pope Benedict XVI called for an end to the slaughter in Syria and for more meaning...

Pope Arrives In Middle East Amidst Turmoil

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 11.14.2012 | Religion

BEIRUT — Pope Benedict XVI appealed for peace and reconciliation among religions Friday as violence over an anti-Islam movie spilled over into L...

Pope Criticizes Syria Regime At Easter Mass

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO and DIAA HADID | Posted 06.08.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI implored the Syrian regime Sunday to heed international demands to end the bloodshed and expressed hope that th...