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Pope, on trip to mainly Muslim Albania, condemns Islamist militants

Sep 21, 2014    

TIRANA Albania (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said on Sunday no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armour of God".Francis made his comments during a one-day visit to Albania, an impoverished Balkan country hailed by the pontiff as a model of inter-faith harmony because of good relations between its majority Muslim community and its Christian denominations."Let no one consider themselves the 'armour' of God while planning and carrying out acts of violence and oppression," he said in t...

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