Pope Francis: Countries that sell arms have no right to talk about peace


VATICAN CITY (CNS) – “Nations that actively engage in arms dealing and help foment war in other countries should not expect to find peace in their own lands”, Pope Francis said.

“Countries that sell arms’, he said, “have no right to talk about peace. They are fomenting war in another country, and then they want peace in their own land.”

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Photo: An army special forces soldier checks a machine gun before an infiltration exercise in Ilopango, El Salvador, May 4, 2016. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters).