Pope’s quotes: Violence is overcome by peace

A quote from Pope Francis:

“Don’t ever allow the past to determine your lives. Always look to the future, work hard and make efforts to achieve what you want. But you must understand this: violence cannot be overcome by violence. Violence is overcome by peace! By peace, by working with dignity to help your homeland to move forward.”

-- Reception at the “Phoenix Centre” in Bethlehem, May 26, 2014

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