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Pope Francis: Religion No Justification for Violence

Pope Francis is denouncing extremists around the world who in his words are "perverting" religion to justify violence. On arriving in Albania's capital on Sunday, the pope said, "Let no one consider themselves to be the `armor' of God while planning and carrying out acts of violence and oppression." The pontiff praised the Balkan nation as an "inspiring example" where Christians and Muslims endured brutal oppression under communism, but now live...

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