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Pope Francis applauds the peace process in Colombia and speaks about Brexit

2016-06-24

During the flight from Rome to Armenia, the Pope spoke to reporters about two important current issues: the United Kingdom's vote to exit the European Union and the signing of the peace process in Colombia.

#Brexit

In regards to Brexit, he stressed that "it is the will expressed by the people” and that "it would demand a greater responsibility for us to ensure the greater good of the UK, and well being  and coexistence with the rest of the European continent.”

#Peace In Colombia

On a lighter note, Pope Francis demonstrated his elation with regard to Colombia's peace process. He was "happy” for peace after "fifty years of war and a guerrilla war, and so much bloodshed.” He asked to protect the process so that it can never be reversed "so they can not go back to war.”


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