bethlehem security wall

Pope urges Palestinian refugees to look to future

Pope Francis stopped in front of the Israeli security wall in Bethlehem, West Bank, May 25

BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Pope Francis told young Palestinian refugees to look to the future and to always work and strive for the things they wanted.

"Remember that violence cannot be defeated by violence; violence can only be defeated with peace -- with peace, effort and dignity to move the nation forward," he told those who greeted him during a 20-minute visit at the Dehiyshe Refugee Camp's Phoenix Cultural Center.

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