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Pope Francis Advocates for “Audacity of Peace”

"To a recent gathering of the Community of Sant’Egidio at Berlin’s symbolic Brandenburg Gate, Pope Francis delivered a message with an impassioned plea for peace.

Drawing attention to the historical significance of the Brandenburg Gate, he reminisced about the hope that enveloped the world when the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. This moment sparked aspirations for global peace after the Cold War era.

However, the Pope observed, “Instead of tearing down walls, more walls have been erected,” adding that, “Sadly, it is often a short step from wall to trench.”

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Question to ponder: How do you encourage others to peace?

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