Pope warns of new world war on D-Day


Pope Francis has warned of new dangers of war on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. In a message released by the Vatican to mark the anniversary on June 6, the Pope wrote that for decades people had been determined to avoid a new global conflict because of the mistakes of the past. "I realize sadly that this is no longer the case today and that people have short memories." The Pope continued: "It is truly disturbing that the idea of ​​a generalized conflict is sometimes being reconsidered and peoples are gradually being prepared for this unacceptable possibility." Destroying the peace order "because of ideological, nationalistic or economic ambitions is a grave offense before people and before history - a sin before God."

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