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Francis: Nobody may abuse God’s name through violence

Pope Francis addresses the Muslims on the Mount, making a heartfelt plea to “all communities who look to Abraham” for respect and understanding.

“May no one abuse the name of God through violence, may we work together for justice and peace,” he says.

He thanks the leaders for their warm welcome, and says the Dome of the Rock reminds the three great faiths, Christianity, Islam and Judaism, of what they have in common, including monotheism, a large following and a rich history.

He finishes with “Salaam.”

Pope Francis speaking at the Temple Mount Monday. (Screen capture: Vatican TV)
Pope Francis speaking at the Temple Mount Monday. (Screen capture: Vatican TV)

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