sabato 3 giugno 2017

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(Inés San Martín) It’s hypocritical, Pope Francis said, to speak of peace while fueling the arms trade, which only serves the “merchants of death,” exacerbating wars not fought to “solve a problem” but to benefit the weapons industry. “It’s an absurd contradiction to speak of peace, to negotiate peace, and at the same time, to promote or allow the arms trade,” Francis said in the latest The Pope Video, put together by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. The video was released days after the meeting between Francis and President Donald Trump, during which the pontiff asked the United States’ leader to work for peace.  (...)