Vatican highlights Syria, Yemen as top concerns

30 September 2019
The civil war in Yemen. Image: AFP or licensors/Vatican News.


The Holy See is urging the international community to give special attention to the conflicts in Syria and Yemen to “put an end to the suffering of so many people.”

In a wide-ranging speech that he, like many speakers, dedicated to the theme of multilateralism, the Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, also highlighted the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians as “an area of perennial concern.”

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With thanks to Crux and Associated Press, where this article originally appeared.


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