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Pope: Abandon “Futile” Military Solution In Syria

posted on September 5, 2013

Nicole Winfield of the Associated Press reports that Pope Francis urged Group of 20 leaders to forgo military action in Syria and pursue a peaceful resolution. In a letter addressed to G-20 host Russia, the Pope wrote, “To the leaders present, to each and every one, I make a heartfelt appeal for them to help find ways to overcome the conflicting positions and to lay aside the futile pursuit of a military solution.” 

Read at Associated Press