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World has not learned lessons of World War I

VATICAN (CNS): The brutality of the First World War is a lesson that the world has yet to learn, Pope Francis said on November 11, Armistice Day.
 
World War I is a chapter in history that serves as a dire warning and a call for world leaders “to reject the culture of war and to seek every legitimate means to put an end to the conflicts that still stain many regions of the world with blood,” the pope said after praying the Angelus with people gathered in St. Peter’s Square.
 

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Fatal split of prayer and action

HONG KONG (SE): As echoes of The Last Post wafted away on the gentle breeze, some 2,000 people observed a two-minute silence in remembrance of the fallen service men and women who died during World War I and World War II, as well as later conflicts, as they gathered around The Cenotaph in Central on November 13 to mark Remembrance Day Sunday.

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