Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Pope Francis: 'The World Is At War'

Reuters: Pope says attacks shows 'world is at war', religion not to blame

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that a string of recent attacks, including the murder of a priest in France, was proof that the "world is at war".

However, speaking to reporters aboard a plane taking him to Poland, the pope said he was not talking about a war of religion, but rather one of domination of peoples and economic interests.

"The word that is being repeated often is insecurity, but the real word is war," he said in brief comments to reporters while flying to southern Poland for a five-day visit.

"Let's recognize it. The world is in a state of war in bits and pieces," he said, adding that the attacks could be seen as another world war, specifically mentioning World War One and Two.

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More News On Pope Francis; Remarks That "The World Is At War"

Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks -- BBC
Pope Francis laments a 'world at war’, says religion not to blame -- France 24
Pope says the world's at war, urges Europe to greet refugees -- AP
Pope Francis Says 'The World Is at War' After ISIS-Linked Church Attack -- NBC
'It's war but not of religions,' says pope after killing of priest in France -- The Guardian
Pope Francis says the 'world is at war' following wave of Europe attacks -- The Independent

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The world has always been at war and always will be at war!