A quote from Pope Francis:
"God's name is peace. The one who calls upon God's name to justify terrorism, violence and war does not follow God's path. War in the name of religion becomes a war against religion itself. With firm resolve, therefore, let us reiterate that violence and terrorism are opposed to an authentic religious spirit."
— Address for the World Day of Prayer for Peace, Assisi, Sept. 20, 2016
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