Pope Tweets Against Syria Strike, Writes Putin, Plans Saturday Vigil

Stay out Obama! The people have spoke across AMERICA. Stay out of Syria!

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Update, Sept. 7, 3:37pm EST: Pope Francis spoke out this evening in St. Peter’s Square against an attack in Syria. For the full story, click here

Pope Francis has written a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, host of the G-20 summit that President Obama is attending, urging world leaders to oppose a military intervention in Syria.

“To the leaders present, to each and every one, I make a heartfelt appeal for them to help find ways to overcome the conflicting positions and to lay aside the futile pursuit of a military solution,” the Pope urged. “Rather, let there be a renewed commitment to seek, with courage and determination, a peaceful solution through dialogue and negotiation of the parties, unanimously supported by the international community.”

(WATCH LIVE: Pope Francis’s Vigil for Peace in Syria)

The move is the latest in a series of efforts by the…

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