The Name of God can never be used “to justify...
Mar 7, 2021
During his first remarks in Iraq, Pope Francis said that the name of God can never be used “to justify acts of murder, exile, terrorism and oppression,” and that minorities cannot be treated as second class citizens. “Religion, by its very nature, must be at the service of peace and fraternity,” Francis said. Speaking to civil authorities and diplomats, the pontiff noted than over the past several decades Iraq had been affected by the scourge of terrorism and sectarian violence grounded in a “fundamentalism” incapable ...Continued