Pope appeals for peace in Syria and for protection of minors
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday reiterated his plea for peace in Syria appealing to all parties involved in the conflict to respect the cessation of hostilities and commit to dialogue.
Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni:
Speaking after the Regina Coeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope said he is deeply pained by the dramatic news of the spiral of violence in Syria which, he said, “continues to aggravate the already desperate humanitarian situation in the country”.
He referred in particular to the situation in the city of Aleppo which continues to “claim innocent victims, even amongst children, sick