Pope voices 'concern' over Afghanistan, calls for 'dialogue'

AFP , Sunday 15 Aug 2021

'I add my voice to the unanimous concern over the situation in Afghanistan', the pontiff said

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Pope Francis poses for picture with a group of pilgrims from Peru at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021.AP

Pope Francis expressed his "concern" Sunday over the situation in Afghanistan and called for "dialogue" to resolve the conflict.

"I add my voice to the unanimous concern over the situation in Afghanistan", the pontiff said during the weekly Angelus at the Vatican and called for prayers "to end the noise of weapons and for solutions to be found at the table of dialogue".

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