Pope's quotes: Overcome wars and conflicts

 |  The Francis Chronicles

A quote from Pope Francis:

"As Christians, we also know that it is only by considering our peers as brothers and sisters that we will overcome wars and conflicts. The Church tirelessly repeats that this is true not merely at an individual level but also at the level of peoples and nations, for it truly regards the International Community as the 'Family of Nations'. That is why, in this year’s Message for the World Day of Peace, I made an appeal to States’ leaders to renew “their relations with other peoples and to enable their real participation and inclusion in the life of the international community, in order to ensure fraternity within the family of nations as well.”

-- Message to participants of “Nonviolence and Just Peace” conference, April 12, 2016

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