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2013-09-06

AMERICA/BOLIVIA - Peace and War, a key concern of the Church in Bolivia

La Paz ( Agenzia Fides) - The Bolivian Episcopal Conference (CEB) has called the faithful and all people of good will to join Pope Francis with prayer and fasting for peace in Syria. For this reason, on Saturday, September 7, from 1 to 7 p.m. all parishes are invited to join the Holy Father’s initiative for peace. In the note sent to Fides Agency, the Secretary-General of the CEB, Mgr. Eugenio Scarpellini , explains that "due to lthe imited time available it is impossible to prepare a mass mobilization, but every diocese and every parish is preparing a meeting for this reason". The Secretary of the CEB also points out that the theme of war is a very important issue for the Church: "our communities are already active to pray for peace in the world". (CE) (Agenzia Fides 06/09/2013)

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