: Pope Francis condemns Brussels attackers
Society12:07 Mar. 26, 2016

Pope Francis condemns Brussels attackers

Pope condemns use of religion to justify terrorist acts

Pope Francis condemned "unprecedented violence" by Islamist militants, saying at a Good Friday service that followers of religions who carried out acts of fundamentalism or terrorism were profaning God's name.

Read also Brussels remains on edge after terror attacks

Security was heavier than usual for Friday's, traditional annual Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) candlelight procession around Rome's Colosseum, following the attacks in Brussels that killed at least 31 people.

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