Violence In Dili Spurs Calls For Peace And Reconciliation – Timor – Religion

8/3/07

The two Catholic bishops of Timor Leste (East Timor) and the papal nuncio to the Catholic majority country have jointly urged people to end a prolonged spate of violence and pray for national reconciliation and peace. “We invite all to build a culture of peace and mutual respect among the people who are suffering hardship,” Bishop Basilio do Nascimento of Baucau said while reading the message after Mass on March 4 at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Dili.

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