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11 a.m. ~ "Pope Francis' call for a world free of nuclear weapons drew applause from across the United Nations General Assembly - including from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif."
Live blog: Pope Francis takes Manhattan
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The Latest: Applause at UN for pope's words on nuclear arms
- 9 Key Quotes from Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress
“Being at the service of dialogue and peace also means being truly determined to minimize and, in the long term, to end the many armed conflicts throughout our world. Here we have to ask ourselves: Why are deadly weapons being sold to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society?
“Sadly, the answer, as we all know, is simply for money: money that is drenched in blood, often innocent blood. In the face of this shameful and culpable silence, it is our duty to confront the problem and to stop the arms trade.”
- A special gift to seminarians who attended Pope Francis’ Mass (HINT: Card. Sarah Alert!)
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