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Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 03:51 PM IST

Pope laments violence in Syria

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Vatican City:  Pope Francis is decrying worsening violence amid the already “desperate” humanitarian situation in Syria, particularly in the northern city of Aleppo.

   During his traditional Sunday remarks to the faithful in St Peter’s Square, Francis referred to last week’s attack on an Aleppo hospital. He laments that a “spiral of violence” is “reaping innocent victims, even among children, the sick and those who with great sacrifice are committed to helping their neighbors.”

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Published on: Monday, May 02, 2016, 12:00 AM IST
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