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Pope Urges Greater Efforts for Peace in the Middle East

Pope Francis is urging the world not to look the other way from war and suffering in the Middle East and appealed to leaders "for greater and renewed efforts to achieve peace throughout the Middle East." The pope made the remarks Thursday during an audience with Catholic charity workers helping to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Syria, Iraq and neighboring countries.  Also present was the U.N. special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura.   The pope remarked that...

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