Eliminate Arms Trade, which is part of “The Pope Video” series promoted by the Vatican, was released Friday, June 2. Let’s put an end to the arms trade. We can do this. And it’s urgent that we do it. The world does not need merchants of death who get rich on war. We need peace. Let us join the Pope in praying for peace. Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer – www.popesprayer.net)
Every month we will see a new two-minute video from Pope Francis with his intentions and a motivating message. The project is an initiative of Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer), that aims to spread the Pope’s monthly intentions on the challenges facing Humanity.
The Pope tells us in this video:
It is an absurd contradiction to speak of peace, to negotiate peace, and at the same time, promote or permit the arms trade.
Is this war or that war really a war to solve problems or is it a commercial war for selling weapons in illegal trade and so that the merchants of death get rich?
Let us put an end to this situation.
Let us pray all together that national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade which victimizes so many innocent people.
Source: The Pope Video Website