Pope Francis prays for those who died in the U.S. Capitol Riots: Encourages Americans to Safeguard Democratic Values

 

 

On Sunday Pope Francis offered prayers for all those who died during the riots at Capitol. He urged Americans to come together and reconcile their differences.

Catholic News Agency reported that he said that he prayed for those five lives “lost in dramatic moments.” He said that violence is always self-destructive and that nothing is gained but much is lost by it.

He also urged the authorities and all the people to act in a highly responsible manner, to remain calm and to reconcile with each other and to “protect the democratic values rooted in American society.”

He asked the Virgin Mary to keep alive the culture of care to enable Americans to ‘build the common good together.”

He had earlier spoken to the Italian news program TgCom24 that he was “astonished” by the events that had unfolded at Capitol Hill. He was surprised by the attack as he thought that Americans were people whom he considered to be “so disciplined in democracy.”

He also mentioned that even in the most mature society things could go wrong. He also felt that there were people who took paths against their communities, “against democracy” and that these people did not work for the common good of humanity.

The pope condemned the violent actions of the protestors but also offered a message of hope saying that as the division was out in the open it could be seen and so it could also be remedied.

Photo Credit   

 

Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood 51, Dies Today After Riot Claimed Life of Colleague Brian Sicknick


Follow us on Google news for more updates and News










PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES BELOW.

This content is being provided to you for informational purposes only. The content has been prepared by third parties not affiliated with CWEB Inc, a business. This content and any information contained therein, does not constitute a recommendation by CWEB to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument referenced in the content. This information neither is, nor should be construed as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by CWEB Inc. CWEB Inc. does not offer or provide any opinion regarding the nature, potential, value, suitability or profitability of any particular investment or investment strategy, and you shall be fully responsible for any investment decisions you make, and such decisions will be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment objectives, risk tolerance, and liquidity needs.

Unless stated otherwise, the web content provided by the CWEB family of companies is for educational purposes only. The information and tools provided neither are, nor should be construed, as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by CWEB Inc. or its affiliates. Unless stated otherwise, no information presented constitutes a recommendation by CWEB Inc. or its affiliates to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument discussed therein or to engage in any specific investment strategy.

Full Disclaimer

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.