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With his voice appearing to crack with emotion, the pope broke off from his scripted remarks to make a direct appeal for fighting to end.
"Please stop!, I ask you with all my heart, it's time to stop. Stop, please!"
"Brothers and sisters, never war, never war! I am thinking above all of children, who are deprived of the hope of a worthwhile life, of a future," he said.
"Dead children, injured children, mutilated children, orphaned children, children whose toys are things left over from war, children who can't smile any more," he said.
It would be nice if there was no more war but the people who profit from war has too much power.
originally posted by: soulshn
I think it has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that our governments, being quite happy with the profits and absolute control, are not going to change anything anytime soon.
If we want a better world it is going to be up to us; we are the ones we are (still) waiting for.
I'm afraid to think of what it will take.
originally posted by: Unity_99
It wouldn't matter who profited from it, if everyone refused to participate in it.
To who are you referring to ?