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by Pierre Balanian

Azerbaijani bombings in the Marduni region (Karabakh): at least 10 dead.  The Armenians shot down two helicopters and 14 attack drones.  State of emergency proclaimed.  The destabilizing factor of Turkey.  Karekine II's Message to the Armenian Nation.

 

| 27/09/2020
| ARMENIA-AZERBAIJAN

At the Angelus Pope Francis asks for a silent prayer for the conflict in the Caucasus.  His meeting with the Armenian Patriarch Karekine II is cancelled.  A prayer also for migrants and refugees, on the World Day dedicated to them.  Obedience does not consist in saying "yes" or "no", but in acting, in cultivating the vine, in realizing the Kingdom of God. Jesus does not point to tax collectors and prostitutes as models of life, but as "privileged of Grace ”, which God offers to anyone who opens up and converts to Him. God is patient with us:… He anxiously awaits our“ yes ”.

 

 

| 27/09/2020
| VATICAN
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