Pope sends greetings to Nobel peace laureates’ summit
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis sent his greetings on Friday to the participants in the XVI World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, taking place from 2 to 5 February in Bogotá, Colombia.
Pope Francis encouraged participants “in their efforts to promote understanding and dialogue among peoples”.
He made special mention of the peace efforts in Colombia between the government and rebel forces, saying they “can inspire all communities to rise above animosity and division, for ‘when victims of violence are able to resist the temptation to retaliate, they become the most credible promoters of nonviolent peacemaking.’”
The Holy Father concluded his message invoking ‘blessings