Minorities suffer 'unjustified' violence, Pope says

(AGI) Holy See, Oct 2 - Any religious, political or economicjustification for the suffering of thousands of innocent peoplein Syria and Iraq is purely expedient, Pope Francis said onThursday. Addressing Mar Dinkha IV, the Patriarch of theAssyrian Church of the East, the Pope highlighted the sufferingof Christian and other minorities in the world's conflictareas. . .

(AGI) Holy See, Oct 2 - Any religious, political or economicjustification for the suffering of thousands of innocent peoplein Syria and Iraq is purely expedient, Pope Francis said onThursday. Addressing Mar Dinkha IV, the Patriarch of theAssyrian Church of the East, the Pope highlighted the sufferingof Christian and other minorities in the world's conflictareas. . .