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“What moves the Holy Father is nothing but the will to make dialogue and peace possible,” Gallagher said, “inspired by the principle that ‘the Church must not use the language of politics, but the language of Jesus.’”
Speaking at a large outdoor Mass on Sept. 14, the Pope said he was thinking of ‘all the war-torn areas of our world, particularly beloved Ukraine.’
Violence and hatred serve only to create division and more hostility — never to change hearts and minds.
The Holy Father underlined that the Lord calls all Christians to be ‘ambassadors of peace.’
The Holy Father met with members of the Jewish service organization B’nai B’rith International at the Vatican on May 30, saying, ‘Let us go forward together, on the basis of our shared spiritual values, to defend human dignity against all violence and to seek peace.’
It was the first large gathering for the May 13 anniversary since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as since Pope Francis consecrated Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
“War is not the solution, war is madness, war is a monster, war is a cancer that feeds off itself, engulfing everything,” Pope Francis writes.
Among other images, the bells illustrate a DNA chain, the ultrasound of an unborn child and the Ten Commandments tablets.