Pope Francis uses synagogue visit to denounce violence done in God's name

January 17, 2016 5:23 PM

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Pope Francis uses synagogue visit to denounce violence done in God's name

Pontiff also acknowledges Holocaust survivors in synagogue's front row.

Pope Francis denounced all violence committed in the name of God during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of religiously-inspired attacks around the globe.

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