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Pope Francis calls for “reconciliation” and “peace” in Peru

He Pope Francisco asked this Sunday the “reconciliation and peace” in Peruat the end of the Sunday Angelus celebrated in Saint Peter’s Square before thousands of people.

I renew the requests for reconciliation and peace in the Peru. We must pray for Peru, which is suffering so much”, said the pontiff after greeting the pilgrims from that country, as well as groups of faithful from Madrid and Pamplona (Spain).

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The Argentine pontiff has referred on previous occasions to the political and social crisis that Peru is going through, a country to which he asked, already last December, “take the path of dialogue” and “stop the violence”.

A request that he repeated in January: “I join the Peruvian bishops in saying “No to violence, wherever it comes from, no more deaths”, the Argentine pontiff then requested from the window of the Apostolic Palace.

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In his speech this Sunday, the Pope once again asked for the peoples of Ukrainebecause of the war Turkey and Syriadue to the recent earthquake, and added a prayer for the state of mississippi (USA), where a tornado has devastated hundreds of homes and caused at least 26 deaths.

Source: Elcomercio

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