He referred to the Syrian war in his Sunday message; he also made arrangements with the patriarch of Moscow
ROME.- In his Sunday message after the attack of the West,
Pope Yesterday he was “deeply concerned” about the situation in Syria and called for a “common action in favor of peace”.
“I am deeply concerned about the current world situation, in which, despite the instruments available to the international community, it is difficult to agree on a common action in favor of peace in Syria and other regions of the world,” he said after Marian prayer. of Regina Coeli, leaning out of the window of his study of the Apostolic Palace.
Francisco, who did not mention the missile attack launched by the United States, Britain and France on Syria on Friday night, said he “prays unceasingly for peace” and invited all people of good will to do the same.
And he called “again all political leaders to prevail justice and peace.”
Yesterday, Francisco and the Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow, Kirill, spoke on the telephone after the Allied bombing in retaliation for a chemical attack in Syria, according to the Vatican Insider .
It was the same patriarch who revealed it in a conversation with journalists at his residence in Peredelkino, according to the Tass news agency. Kirill affirmed that the Orthodox Church intends to continue with the dialogue with the Holy See to “stop the bloodshed in Syria.”
“We have undertaken this initiative convinced that Christians can not remain indifferent to what is happening in Syria, ours was a clear dialogue of peace,” said Kirill.
Last Sunday, after the Regina Coeli prayer, the Pope also referred to Syria and the “terrible news” of attacks with chemical substances.
“There is no good and bad war, and nothing, nothing can justify the use of such instruments of extermination against unarmed people and populations,” he cried at that time, before calling for negotiations for peace.
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