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September 13, 2014 9:41 pm

Pope Says Global Conflicts Amount to ‘Piecemeal’ Third World War

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Pope Francis at the Western Wall. Photo: Kobi Gideon / GPO.

Yahoo – Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a “piecemeal” Third World War, condemning the arms trade and “plotters of terrorism” sowing death and destruction.

“Humanity needs to weep and this is the time to weep,” Francis said in the homily of a Mass during a visit to Italy’s largest war memorial, a large, Fascist-era monument where more than 100,000 soldiers who died in World War One are buried.

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