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Pope Condemns Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

posted on September 3, 2013

Daniel Burke of CNN reports that as President Barack Obama gathers support for military intervention in Syria, Pope Francis has called for a peaceful resolution to the civil war. Although Francis tweeted, “War never again! Never again war!” he condemned the actions of the Syrian government. “With utmost firmness I condemn the use of chemical weapons: I tell you that those terrible images from recent days are burned into my mind and heart. There is a judgment of God and of history upon our actions which are inescapable!”

Read at CNN