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Pope Francis condemns deadly Pakistan church attack

Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the hatred and violence behind a twin suicide bombing at a church in northwest Pakistan that left over 70 people dead, in what is believed to be the country's deadliest attack on Christians.

world Updated: Sep 23, 2013 00:17 IST
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Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the hatred and violence behind a twin suicide bombing at a church in northwest Pakistan that left over 70 people dead, in what is believed to be the country's deadliest attack on Christians.

"Today, in Pakistan, because of a bad choice of hatred and war, more than 70 people are dead. This path is not the right one, it leads nowhere," the pontiff told thousands of young faithful during a visit to the Italian island of Sardinia.