In hopes of bringing peace to Syria and avoiding an escalation into World War III, Francis calls for worldwide prayer and fasting this Saturday. Andrea Tornielli reports for Vatican Insider.
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Unlike Ratzinger, Bergoglio is not from the First World. This act of his will jive well across both the Second and Third Worlds. He is spot on here and we must pray that all the graces flowing from this vigil will benefit the hapless Syrians.