Pope Francis: ‘Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace’

pope-francis-in-prayer_mediumPope Francis is calling on political and religious leaders, on the heads of international institutions, on business and media executives and on all men and women of goodwill to become instruments of reconciliation and adopt nonviolence as a style of politics for peace.

The Pope’s appeal comes in the fiftieth Papal Message for the World Day of Peace, marked on 1 January.

In his message, Pope Francis remarks on the fact that we find ourselves “engaged in a horrifying world war fought piecemeal”, and that “violence is not the cure for our broken world.”

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