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Pope Urges Arab Leaders To Work for Peace in Raging Middle East

posted on September 18, 2012

Reuters reports on Pope Benedict’s visit to Lebanon, where he conducted an open-air mass, which was attended by many Arab leaders, including a representative from Hezbollah. However, no reference to the controversial video that mocked prophet Mohammed and has caused extreme unrest throughout the Middle East was made. “May God grant to your country, to Syria and to the Middle East, the gift of peaceful hearts, the silencing of weapons and the cessation of all violence,” the pope said.

Read at Reuters