|Fireworks explode over the Muslim and Christian town of Maloula, Syria, on the eve of the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in 2009. Conditions in Syria are very different now, only four years later. (CNS photo / Khaled al-Hariri, Reuters.|
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Gentleness key to dialogue, Pope tells Japanese students
Pope Francis told a group of young Japanese students and their teachers that gentleness is essential in order to foster peace and fruitful dialogue with other cultures. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.