CITY - Pope Benedict called for dialogue to prevail over violence in
both Libya and Syria on Sunday, denouncing bloodshed and the killing of
"I am following with grave concern the dramatic
conflict in Libya that has caused a high number of victims and
suffering, mostly among the civilian population," the Pope said in an
address after the Regina Caeli prayer.
"I am renewing a pressing appeal for negotiations and dialogue to prevail over violence," he said.