The holy leader is holding the rare three-day meeting that will begin Thursday to discuss a response to the progress made by the Islamic extremist group. The pope has expressed concern over the large number of Christians killed or driven away from ISIS conquered regions.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 1:31 PM
Asked about Islamic State last month when returning from a trip to South Korea, Francis endorsed action by the international community to stop “unjust aggression.”
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