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'How Long Will the Afghan People Have to Endure This Inhumane Violence?' Asks Pope

During Angelus, Pope Francis Condemns ‘Terrible Massacre’ in Kabul

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Pope Francis has condemned the ‘terrible massacre’ in Kabul.
During his Angelus address, the Pope told the faithful in St. Peter’s Square that he expresses his condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the terrorist attack in the Afghan city of Kabul.
Yesterday from Afghanistan came the painful news of the terrible terrorist massacre carried out in the capital Kabul, with more than a hundred dead and numerous wounded.
A few days ago another serious attack, always in Kabul, the Pontiff lamented, sowed terror and death in a large hotel.
«How long will the Afghan people have to endure this inhumane violence?» he said.
Pope Francis called on those gathered to join him in praying in silence for all the victims and their families, adding, we pray for those in that country who continue to work toward building peace.

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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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